By José Juan Pané,José Juan Arrom,Susan C. Pané
Edited by means of the famous Hispanist José Juan Arrom, Pané’s document is the one surviving direct resource of data in regards to the myths, ceremonies, and lives of the hot international population whom Columbus first encountered. The friar’s textual content includes many linguistic and cultural observations, together with descriptions of the Taíno people’s therapeutic rituals and their ideals approximately their souls after demise. Pané presents the 1st identified description of using the hallucinogen cohoba, and he recounts using idols in ritual ceremonies. The names, features, and attributes of local gods; the mythological starting place of the aboriginal people’s attitudes towards intercourse and gender; and their wealthy tales of production are defined as well.
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An Account of the Antiquities of the Indians: A New Edition, with an Introductory Study, Notes, and Appendices by José Juan Arrom (Chronicles of the New World Encounter) by José Juan Pané,José Juan Arrom,Susan C. Pané