Itzamna


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Itzamna

(ētsäm`nä), chief deity of the Maya. Son of Hunab Ku, the creator, he was believed to be lord of the heavens, day, and night. Thought by the Maya to have been the inventor of writing and books, Itzamna was, by extension, creator of the calendar and chronology. He was a benevolent deity.
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A un lado, el Templo de los Frescos resguarda las pinturas de los dioses Ixchel e Itzamna (deidades de los mayas), al frente una estela y el observatorio astronomico.
El dios maya Hunab Ku era el creador universal de todas las cosas y como no podia ser representado, su hijo Itzamna, "el dios del cielo" "el senor del fuego y del corazon", lo suplio en sus relaciones terrenales.
Though the concept of itz played a role in the thought of the Highland and Southern Lowland cities as well, its place in the thought of Northern Yucatan was uniquely important: cultural manifestations of itz in that region included the god Itzamna, the major role of the sage/seer (itzam), and the ethnonym adopted by the people of Chichen Itza (also given to their city), the Itza.
Por ejemplo, el grupai Paisaje del encuentro, integrado por Dehli Amelia (Sonora), Andrea Cabrera, Alberto Gonzalez e Itzamna Ponce (CDMX), Alejandra Ibanez (Jalisco), Ambar Luna y Edith Toledo (Chiapas), usa toronjas como materia principal de la interaccion entre todos ellos, a modo de picnic, en la terraza del MUAC.
Dice, por ejemplo, que Itzamna era el dios del sol e Ixchel era la diosa de la luna: el primero era protector y la segunda la diosa de los torrentes e inundaciones.
Itzamna Prize for literature written in the Mayan language as well as
Thus, the varieties most suitable for oil extraction, considering 18% lipids and low moisture levels in the pulp are: Hass, Fuerte and Gloria, followed by the varieties Collinson, Anaheim, Itzamna, Wagner, Ouro Verde, Carlsbad and Mayapan (TANGO et al., 2004).
Nuestro trabajo se enfoca al contenido simbolico que quedo plasmado en los cantaros que se encuentran a lo largo del rio que une a los dos sitios principales de la provincia de Acalan: Itzamkanc y Tixchel, dos importantes ciudades de los putunes acalanes que rendian devocion a los dioses principales de la religion maya Itzamna e Ixchel, ya que los nombres de los sitios se refieren posiblemente a dichos dioses (Vargas, 2002:324).
SHREWSBURY -- In ancient Mayan mythology, the benevolent god Itzamna brought to mankind the knowledge of farming and writing.
Hector Castro of the city's Itzamna Medical Center pleaded not guilty to 39 counts of criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance, AP reports.
Living in the shadow of the prestigious Na K'abal Xook of the famous sacrifice-trance vision of her warrior ancestor, the three sons of Ahaw Itzamna Balam, Holy Lord of Siyah Chan, each face their own life challenges.