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Re: Minhyan & the goddess of conlangs

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Saturday, September 4, 2004, 17:35
John Leland wrote at 2004-09-04 01:14:55 (EDT)
 > In a message dated 8/31/04 10:57:36 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
 > ray.brown@FREEUK.COM writes:
 > << And what
 >  about the Americas? Are there no suitable deities there?
 >   >>
 > There are the Maya monkey-scribe gods.I forget their names
 > off-hand.  John Leland

Hun Batz and, er... [refers to book] Hun Chuen.  Spellings are somewhat
variable, of course.  They're pretty cool, but I don't think we know
much about them apart from what's in the Popol Vuh (which isn't
particularly complimentary) and whatever can be inferred from
depictions in Maya art.