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Mythical Origins of Language

By |2019-07-25T02:19:23+03:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

There have been many accounts of the origin of language in the world's mythologies and other stories pertaining to the origin of language, the development of language and the reasons behind the diversity in languages today. These myths have similarities, recurring themes, and differences, having [...]

Popol Vuh: The Book of the People

By |2019-07-23T22:12:42+03:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Popol Vuh is a text recounting the mythology and history of the Kʼicheʼ people, one of the Maya peoples, who inhabit the Guatemalan Highlands northwest of present-day Guatemala City. The Popol Vuh is a foundation narrative of the Kʼicheʼ before the Spanish conquest of Guatemala. [...]