The Popol Vuh: Creation Myths of the Ancient Maya.
Presenter: Dr. Christopher Wright
The central story of Mesoamerican mythology, featuring twins, tricks, sacrifice, and the all-important ballgame.
This session includes a fascinating, informative and amusing Great Courses class by Prof Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Canter. Dr Barnhart gives a lot of information in this half-hour presentation so bring notebook and pen. After the video, the Zoom floor will be open for discussion.
Dr Christopher Wright is a photographer/artist, scholar of history of photography. He has studied history of religion especially the historical Jesus and Mesoamerican mythology.