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Gaspar Antonio Chi (c. 1531–1610; also known as Gaspar Antonio de Herrera)[1] was a "Maya "noble of "Mani. Gaspar Antonio was of the Chi chibal (lineage) through his father "Napuc Chi,[2] and the "Xiu chibal through his mother, Ix Kukil Xiu. He worked primarily as a "translator between "Spanish and "Maya, and is thought to have been an important source of information for "Diego de Landa in writing his "Relación de las cosas de Yucatán.


  1. ^ Houston et al. 2001: 35
  2. ^ Napuc Chi is often referred to in secondary sources as Ah Kin Chi, where "Ah Kin" (modern orthography Aj K'in) is a title indicating position as a 'priest' (Spanish: sacerdote) in Maya religious hierarchy


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