PopolVuh

Popol Vuh (pō-pōlʹ vo͞oʹ) n.
An epic first written down in the sixteenth century but probably based on older traditional material, describing the cosmogony, mythology, and history of the Quiché Maya of Guatemala.
  [Quiché Maya, Book of the Community : popol, together, common house (from pop, to gather, join) + vuh, paper, book.]

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