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The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan Center and Periphery in the Aztec World by Johanna Broda

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mexico,
  • Archaeology,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7709347M
ISBN 100520065972
ISBN 109780520065970

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Great Temple of the Aztecs: Treasures of Tenochtitlan Paperback – January 1, by Eduardo Matos Moctezuma (Author)Cited by: Great Temple of the Aztecs: Treasures of Tenochtitlan. The Aztecs have fascinated and horrified Westerners for centuries. After Cortes' extraordinary conquest of the New World's most powerful civilization in , the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, was levelled and its Great Temple demolished/5. The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan: Center and Periphery in the Aztec World Paperback – Ap by Johanna Broda (Author)4/4(1). The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan: Center and Periphery in the Aztec World Johanna Broda, David Carrasco, Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Published by University of California Press ().

  The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan by Johanna Broda, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan: Center and Periphery in the Aztec World. Johanna Broda, David Carrasco, Eduardo Matos Moctezuma. ; The Aztec Templo Mayor: A Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 8th and 9th October Elizabeth Hill Boone. The opening ceremony of the sixth Great Temple of Tenochtitlan on 19 December was quite unlike one a modern head of state or religious leader would ever expect to attend. The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan: Center and Periphery in the Aztec World Johanna Broda, David Carrasco, Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Published by University of California Press ()/5(2).

Although not as sumptuously illustrated, Mocteczuma's carefully wrought and yet nontechnical The Great Temple of the Aztecs (Thames & Hudson, ) is a more informative survey of the excavation and its relationship to its historical context; his lavishly produced The Aztecs (Rizzoli, ) provides a superior overview of the topic and contains much additional by: 4. The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "[the] Greater Temple") was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of temple was called the Huēyi Teōcalli [we:ˈi teoːˈkali] in the Nahuatl language. It was dedicated simultaneously to Huitzilopochtli, god of war, and. The remains of the great double pyramid of Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire, came to light during the spectacular excavation project undertaken by the Instituto Nacional de Antropolog a e Historia from to This volume offers three views of the Templo Mayor as the quintessential sacred space within the Aztec empire, presented in a collaborative effort by an archaeologist, an. The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan This place of worship for the Aztecs was described and destroyed by the Spanish. Accidental encounters with its lost remains have led to their large-scale excavation in the heart of Mexico City On the night of Febru , workers of the Mexico City elec­ tric-power company were dig­.