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The Mayan Prophecies: Unlocking the Secrets of a Lost Civilisation Paperback – 5 Sep 1996

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Element; New edition edition (5 Sept. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1852308885
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852308889
  • Product Dimensions: 17.6 x 10.6 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 515,304 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Maurice Cotterell is an internationally acclaimed writer, engineer and independent scientist who has appeared on television both nationally and internationally.

In 1992 he was awarded the Voluntariado Cultural medal for his contributions to Mexican culture by the Mexican President.

He is the co-author of ‘Mayan Prophecies’.


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By Peter Uys HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWER on 4 Sept. 2000
Format: Paperback
This well written, very readable book is the most compelling I have read on the mythology, religion and what is known of the history of the Maya. I'm not much into mathematics or arithmetic but found the ideas very interesting, especially as related to nature (the cross motif from the skin of the rattlesnake and the sun-spot cycles). Not everything here is new, Von Daniken already popularised some of these concepts two decades ago - but it is cohesively presented in the right context with a wealth of figures, maps, and the most beautiful colour plates. It makes a worthy contribution to the terrain that Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval etc, are bringing to light. Extensive appendices, a glossary, bibliography and index ensure this will remain a valuable reference work for years to come. As for 2012, I don't believe in scaremongering (many books claimed that Nostradamus predicted a world war for 1999) so I am content to believe that date will signal a change (improvement) in consciousness.
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By A Customer on 19 Dec. 1999
Format: Paperback
I knew very little about the Mayan people or the history of South America, nor in fact the influence of the sun and in fact the total control that mother nature has upon the earthe and human race. This book has me addicted. Although the book is very complex in certain areas the authors have done a very good job of simplyfying what must be have taken a very long and hard time to work out. My thanks goes to the authors for opening my eyes, and for writing such an incredible book.
My next vacation will be to visit one by one all the places that are mentioned in the book, not only in South America but also Egypt.
Keep up the good work.
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I started off enjoying the journey into the strange and exciting temples but when the author starts to talk about his discovery with his templates on the tomb lid of Pelanque, it all went down hill.
I didnt understand what these templates were showing it wasnt clear on the photos,they looked like ink splodged on paper and you have to guess what animal it represents!
It all got to involved with the different gods and shapes. I preferred reading about the mathematics of the solar cycles, that was very interesting.
I agree with Erich von Daniken that it makes more sense that the King was in some sort of machine with fire and birds and dragons which would have been represented by these creatures and at least he has more interesting finds like little aircraft models that were found in South America made of gold.....thought provoking or what?
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The 1st part of the book dealing with the Mayan number systems and dates is fine and interesting. The wild speculations that follow, dressed up as "theory" are terrible. I felt dirty after reading them.

"Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time" by Michael Shermer could have been written with this book in mind.
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