My But while this exodus of predominantly dolichocephalic peoples was taking place, another human wave of distinct racial character but similar cultural conditions made its appearance. Here is outlined for the first time the individuality of the god-Thirteen, formed of the solar deity in its zenithal position and its twelve stellar companions which, in the conception of the Chortí elder as of the Popol Vuh, were "named" (created) by the great Agrarian god. On Two Chicchan, the poor results became known to the people.". "So, then, I am the sun, I am the moon, for all mankind. It happened that Deity Our Father invented the first death" (Girard, Los Chortís). This contradicts those such as Lévy-Bruhl who believe that the idea of a single and universal God is at variance with the primitive mentality. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav6n=MSFPpreload("../Babylon/_derived/index.htm_cmp_pie-charts2110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav6h=MSFPpreload("../Babylon/_derived/index.htm_cmp_pie-charts2110_hbtn_a.gif"); } ", Those peoples were ignorant of their origin, says the Nueva Corónica, a fact that implies the passage of considerable time between their arrival in the hemisphere and their slow migration toward the south. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav16n=MSFPpreload("../Pseudepigrapha/_derived/index.htm_cmp_pie-charts2110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav16h=MSFPpreload("../Pseudepigrapha/_derived/index.htm_cmp_pie-charts2110_hbtn_a.gif"); } And he could see only as far as the horizon, and Only four cosmic gods take part in this. An inundation, a great flood, came to wipe out the beings of the third creation. Chapter 4 IT WAS CLOUDY AND TWILIGHT THEN ON the face of the earth. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav50n=MSFPpreload("_derived/popvuh-3-04.htm_cmp_pie-charts2110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav50h=MSFPpreload("_derived/popvuh-3-04.htm_cmp_pie-charts2110_hbtn_a.gif"); } The degree of genetic affinity between human being and animal is also established, explaining present beliefs that in former times the beasts could speak. Chapter 4 The First Three Ages of the World THE FIRST AGE Following the formation of the earth with its mantle of vegetation, the gods proceed to populate it with animate beings who, in exchange for their having been given life, must worship their Creator. Guaman Poma's account completes the description in the Popol Vuh by saying that in the Second Age human beings dressed just as they did in the earlier epoch, "had no occupation or craft, no benefits, or war, or houses." // -->