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The Great Aztecs (Cover-to-Cover Chapter Books: Ancient Civilizations)

by L. L. Owens

  • 234 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Perfection Learning .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History - Ancient,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Antiquities,
  • Aztecs,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10859848M
    ISBN 100756909104
    ISBN 109780756909109
    OCLC/WorldCa53831797

    Introduction --The city of Mexico past and present --The Aztecs in history --The archaeology of the Great Temple --Treasures from the Great Temple --Aztec myth and the Great Temple --Tenochtitlan and its inhabitants --The destruction of Tenochtitlan. As a nation of warriors, there's little doubt that Aztec leaders often saw red. But thanks to one of their innovations, the Aztecs helped the rest of the world see it as well. Prior to the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs in the early 16th century, the European world had never experienced fabric dyed a deep scarlet color.

      The second type, histories, focused on the actions of great leaders, and the history of their people. The two surviving pre-Hispanic Aztec codices are the Codex Borbonicus and the Tonalamatl Aubin. Pic 6: Page 9 of the (colonial period) Codex Xolotl; figures are joined together by lines which place them in a family tree.   This volume, from High Five publishing has five chapters (covering the Aztecs search for an new home, the birth of a great city, a slice of life look at Tenochititlan, the arrival of the Spaniards, and the end of the empire) in 48 pages, the information is useful, informative and condensed, which is great for younger readers with shorter 5/5(1).

    a great book if you want to understand the Aztec culture and philosophy Daily Life of the Aztecs, on the Eve of the Spanish Conquest. The Aztecs had a great diversity of maize strains, with a wide range of amino acid content; also, they cultivated amaranth for its seeds, which have a high protein content. They cultivated chia, also high in protein.


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The Great Aztecs (Cover-to-Cover Chapter Books: Ancient Civilizations) by L. L. Owens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gary Jennings's Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of Hernán Cortás /5().

Aztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and Tlacopan (Mayan Civilization, Aztecs and Incas Book 2) Captivating History out of 5 stars   The Aztecs, who probably originated as a nomadic tribe in northern Mexico, arrived in Mesoamerica around the beginning of the 13th century.

In the great cities of the Aztec empire, magnificent. The Aztecs have fascinated and horrified Westerners for centuries. After Cortes' extraordinary conquest of the New World's most powerful civilization inthe Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, was levelled and its Great Temple demolished/5.

*Includes over 25 pictures of both civilizations' art, ruins, architecture, and more. *Describes everyday life for the Maya and Aztecs, from language to religion. *Comprehensively covers the civilizations' most famous characteristics, including Mayan astronomy and the Aztecs' infamous human sacrifice.

Nor, she suggests, is the slaughter of subjugated peoples unique to the Aztecs: “Thus would it always be: the residents of the great cities almost never saw the vulnerable, shattered peoples in Author: Ben Ehrenreich.

Great Games. Great Teams. Great Players. Great Coaches. GO AZTECS. by Aztec For Life Tom Ables is a great gift idea for all the Aztec fans on your list. Available at Amazon, the SDSU Bookstore and Point Loma Postal Plus. #GoAztecs #andCountingFollowers: Buy a cheap copy of History's Great Defeats - The Aztecs book by Joan D.

Barghusen. Free shipping over $ Supplementing Jeff Lindsay's Book of Mormon Evidences page. Nugget #9: Overlooking the Obvious. Legends of Quetzalcoatl and Ties to the Book of Mormon I still remember the excitement I felt in fifth grade when we were shown a documentary film about Cortes and Aztecs, describing how Cortes was greeted as the Great White God of legend who had once visited.

Great non-academic books about the Aztecs. Conquistadors by Michael Wood is all after contact, but he goes into great detail about the civilizations at contact and the adventures of Cortés, Pizarro, This is a truly incredible book.

I'm surprised more people haven't heard of it. It's like the 'Lord of the Rings' of the Aztecs. Aztec (ăz´tĕk´), Indian people dominating central Mexico at the time of the Spanish language belonged to the Nahuatlan subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages.

They arrived in the Valley of Mexico from the north toward the end of the 12th cent. and until the founding of their capital, Tenochtitlán (c) were a poor, nomadic tribe absorbing the.

Gary Jennings's Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of 4/5(14).

I have a small book called "The Aztecs: Rise and Fall of an Empire" by Serge Gruzinski that packs a LOT of information into a small space.

Otherwise, I'm a big believer in going to the source. While I have not read the volumes of the Florentine Codex cover to cover, this is one of the main sources of information about the Aztecs.

The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico by León-Portilla, Miguel () > Uses recountings and poetry from native sources to create a counter-point to the story of the Conquest popularized by Bernal Diaz and other conquista.

The Aztecs were a group of warriors who first settled in the valley of Mexico in the 14th century. They became some of the most important and powerful people in Mesoamerica and ruled a large empire in the 15th century.

The Aztecs were known for being rather fierce and in fact didn't have the best of reputations – they even sacrificed humans in order to keep the gods they believed.

Describes the everyday life of the Aztecs, covering such topics as food and clothing, religion, criminal justice, art and music, and language. ‎ This fun, fact-filled book for kids ages is the ultimate guide to three great civilizations of the American continents-the Maya, Incas, and Aztecs.

Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia. Basic Aztec facts: AZTEC BOOKS The Aztecs read painted books. The Aztec city of Tenochtitlan had books which they called amoxtin.

years ago, many of these books were kept in r, Spanish conquerors arrived shortly after and destroyed all the books they could, thinking that they were evil. or Great Temple, by the Spanish), which they dedicated to Huitzilopochtli, their patron god.

In time, Tenochtitlan would grow to become a beautiful and prosperous city of aboutinhabitants, the heart of a vast Aztec empire. When the Spanish arrived to conquer the Aztecs inthey were awestruck by the great pyramids towering over.

This book is a vivid and comprehensive account of the Aztecs, the best-known people of pre-Columbian America. It examines their origins, civilization, and the distinctive realms of Aztec religion, science, and thought. It describes the conquest of their empire by the Spanish, and the fate of their descendants to the present day in Central Mexico, making use of the 4/5(3).

Garry Jennings wrote a popular novel some years ago, “Aztec.” It is a fun read, as well as a good introduction into the world of Moctezuma and Quetzalcoatl, the religion, the myths, the world view.

I see that it is still available at Amazon.Check out this great listen on Centuries ago, Spanish conquistadors searching for gold and new lands encountered a group of independent city-states in Mesoamerica.

Sophisticated beyond the Spaniards' wildest imaginings, these people were the Aztecs, the Maya, and related cultures that.The Music of the Aztecs/Book Review. Like all great poetry, what lies within these words are connections to the universal, to the historical, to the real, to the fantastic, and to the personal.

The name Ragazine was coined in the mid-’70s in Columbus, Ohio, as the title of an alternative newspaper/magazine put together by a group of.