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Year Cycle

John S. Justeson and Terrence Kaufman

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195108156
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188431
Year Cycle

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The 365-day year is widely known among Mesoamericanists by its Nahua name, xiuhpohualli (literally “count of year(s)”) and also as

Reference Entry.  766 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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