Invitation to World Literature

Popol Vuh

Season 1, Episode 8 of 13

The Mayan book of creation, the dawn of life, and the glories of gods and kings. This magnificent epic was saved from destruction at the hands of the Spanish by Quiche chroniclers. Once repressed, the story is now interwoven with the history of today's Mayan people. Featured speakers include archaeologist Richard Hanson, humorist Mo Rocca, and Guatemalan artist Shuni Giron.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/26/2010
5 p.m.
8/25/2018
8:30 p.m.
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