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Old 11-06-2006
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Default Re: Reccomended Reading

I was talking to David Vasquez last year about 15 Poets of the Aztec World bc a lot of poems, I'm wondering how they got their translation bc the original Nahuatl makes no sense. He agrees. We're assuming the priests got lazy when they were writing it. LOL.

I love the biography of the poets in the book though.
I don't understand. What do you mean the original Nahuatl makes no sense?
It makes sense to me. Portillas translations might not be the greatest butit defintley gets the basic point across IMO.
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