Aztec Life by John D. Clare

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Published by Saddleback Educational Publishing, Inc. .

Written in English

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  • History - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

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SeriesThe Life of Early Civilization Series
The Physical Object
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8901043M
ISBN 101599050501
ISBN 109781599050508

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TO LIFE IN THE AZTEC WORLD MANUEL AGUILAR-MORENO California State University, Los Angeles. This book is printed on acid-free paper. To the mestizo and Indian people who struggle daily to improve the quality of life and social justice in our beloved, but long-suffering country of Mexico.

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Recent discoveries resulting from the excavation of the Templo Mayor in the heart of Mexico City have taught us even more about this fascinating culture.

The increasing recognition that the achievements of Mesoamerican civilizations were among the most sophisticated of the ancient world has led to a 5/5(4). Aztec (ăz´tĕk´), Indian people dominating central Mexico at the time of the Spanish language belonged to the Nahuatlan subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages.

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Aztec religious life was organized around the calendars. As most Mesoamerican people, the Aztecs used two calendars simultaneously: a ritual calendar of days called the tonalpohualli and a solar calendar of days called the xiuhpohualli.

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Such a life is a “true” one, and, because it is the highest end we seek, a reasonable candidate for what in the “West” we call the good life. In looking over the Aztec texts and archaeological evidence, one finds that one was to take root in one’s body, one’s psyche, in society, and in teotl —the Aztec understanding of god as nature.

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The Aztec daily life was quite simple. In fact, Aztec family life was very similar to many modern day cultures. For example, the husband was primarily responsible for supporting the family and the wife’s role was to provide the family with clothing and food.

As such, the Aztec daily life for many of the men was to farm or engage in craftwork. The Aztec Empire was the last of the great Mesoamerican cultures.

Between A.D. andthe Aztecs forged an empire over much of the central Mexican highlands. At its height, the Aztecs ruled o square miles throughout central Mexico, from the Gulf Coast to the Pacific Ocean, and south to what is now Guatemala.

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The Aztecs built palaces, pyramids and temples and created a powerful city for themselves. Religion was very important to the Aztecs and they believed in many gods. It was important to keep the gods happy so the Aztecs even sacrificed human life to do just that.

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Dramatic scenes of mysterious religious rites, warriors in battle, depictions of Mayan sculptors at work, astronomers taking sightings, an Aztec wedding, panoramic views of cities, much more. Descriptive captions.

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