Antigua Guatemala in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Adrian Recinos Born in this House
el insigne maestro y literato
Lic. Adrian Recinos
Por cuya valiosa contribucion a la cultura
guatemalteca le rinden homenaje la
Sociedad de Geografia e Historia y
La Legion de Santiago
25 de junio de 1973
the distinguished teacher and writer
who made such a contribution to Guatemalan culture.
Tribute to him from the Geography and History Society and
The Legion of St. James
June 25, 1973
Erected 1973 by Sociedad de Geografia e Historia y La Legión de Santiago.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is June 25, 1973.
Location. 14° 33.359′ N, 90° 44.056′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, in Municipality of Antigua Guatemala. Marker is on 5a Avenida Sur, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Sculptor Quirio Cataño (within shouting distance of this marker); Palace of the Captaincy General (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Founding of Santiago de Guatemala (about 90 meters away); The Fountain of Antigua's Central Park (about 120 meters away); House of Bartolomé Azmitia Frener (about 120 meters away); California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala (about 120 meters away); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (about 150 meters away); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
Regarding Adrian Recinos Born in this House. Adrián Recinos (1886–1962) was a Guatemalan historian, essayist, Maya scholar and translator, and diplomat. Recinos was a great student of Guatemalan history, mainly of the Maya civilization and the ancient history of the K'iche' and Kaqchikel people. He made the first Spanish translation of the Popol Vuh, based on his translation of the manuscript found in the Newberry Library, Chicago. He also published translations of other ancient Mayan manuscripts, including the Anales de los Cakchiqueles.
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