Ajen Yohl Mat

Ajen Yohl Mat[N 1] also known as Aj Neʼ Ohl Mat, Ac Kan and Ahl Lawal Mat, (died August 8, 612) was an ajaw of the Maya city-state of Palenque. He acceded to the throne on January 1, 605 and ruled until his death.[N 2][1] He was probably the son of Yohl Ikʼnal or Sak Kʼukʼ and the brother of Janahb Pakal or Kʼinich Janaab Pakal I.[2] During his reign, his kingdom was invaded on April 4, 611 by Scroll Serpent, ruler of the Kaan kingdom (Calakmul).[1]

Ajen Yohl Mat
Ajaw of Palenque
King of Palenque
Reign1 January 605 – 8 August 612
PredecessorYohl Ikʼnal
SuccessorSak Kʼukʼ
BornPalenque
Died11 August 612
Palenque
FatherKʼan Moʼ Hix (if mother is Sak Kʼukʼ)
Janahb Pakal (a possibility if mother is Yohl Ikʼnal)
MotherYohl Ikʼnal or Sak Kʼukʼ
ReligionMaya religion
SignatureAjen Yohl Mat's signature

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The ruler's name, when transcribed is AJ-je-ne-(Y)O꞉L m-ta.
  2. ^ These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Acceded: 9.8.11.9.10 8 Ok 18 Muwan and Died: 9.9.19.4.6 2 Kimi 14 Mol.

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ a b Skidmore, Joel (2010). The Rulers of Palenque (PDF) (Fifth ed.). Mesoweb Publications. p. 54. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  2. ^ Skidmore, Joel (2010). The Rulers of Palenque (PDF) (Fifth ed.). Mesoweb Publications. pp. 56–57. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
Regnal titles
Preceded by Ajaw of Palenque
January 4, 605 – August 11, 612
Succeeded by
Janahb Pakal (position uncertain) or Sak Kʼukʼ