Category: General Popol Vuh: Epic of Origins

Popol Vuh: Epic of Origins

October 14, 2021

Popol Vuh: Epic of Origins
In this presentation, Popol Vuh will be introduced with a focus on a segment of the Mayan epic that features the journey of the Hero Twins who engage the Lords of Xibalba in a life-or-death game that resembles modern-day soccer. The presentation will include some cultural background about the Maya and historical information about the text. A reading from the Popol Vuh will serve as a launching point for discussion about significant themes and narrative elements.

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