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Uniquely Aztec was Huitzilopochtli, 'Hummingbird of the South', the tribal war god
to whom human sacrifices were made. AZTEC CREATIONS OR 'SUNS' THE
AZTECS, like many Mesoamerican peoples, believed that the universe was ...
It is the climactic event in the preparation of the Mexica for their entry into the
Valley of Mexico. It is usually interpreted symbolically, to show how
Huitzilopochtli as the deified Mexica sun defeated the forces of night personified
as his sister ...
The Mexico's Hueteocalli, or Great Temple, was a dual pyramid dedicated to
Huitzilopochtli and Tlaloc, and thus materialised myths relating to both deities. Re
-built and enlarged by successive emperors, the Great Temple was a symbolic ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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