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Tenochtitlan

John Donald Lincoln

Tenochtitlan

by John Donald Lincoln

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Published by Cambridge University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[illustrated by Joanna Troughton].
SeriesHistory first
ContributionsTroughton, Joanna, 1947-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21494014M
ISBN 100521215730
OCLC/WorldCa633784227

Es autor de los libros Mexicas (Grijalbo, ), La conquista de México Tenochtitlan, La caída de México Tenochtitlan, México, el inicio () y Karuna, historia de un encuentro. Books by Jaime Montell/5. While Tenochtitlan commands a great deal of attention from archaeologists and Mesoamerican scholars, very little has been written about the city for a non-technical audience in English. In this fascinating book, eminent expert José Luis de Rojas presents an accessible yet authoritative exploration of this famous city--interweaving glimpses Cited by: 8.

Barbara Mundy’s The Death of the Aztec Tenochtitlan/The Life of Mexico City (U of Texas P, ) seeks to first demonstrate the role of Aztec tlatoani (rulers) in the technological invention of a city never meant to exist. The book’s second goal is to show how, after the war of conquest that nearly obliterated Tenochtitlan, Mexico remained a predominantly indigenous town still .   While Tenochtitlan commands a great deal of attention from archaeologists and Mesoamerican scholars, very little has been written about the city for a non-technical audience in English. In this fascinating book, eminent expert José Luis de Rojas presents an accessible yet authoritative exploration of this famous city--interweaving glimpses Brand: University Press of Florida.

Buy This Book in Print summary Presenting a radically new interpretation that reorients Spanish-centric historiography and recognizes indigenous agency, this visually compelling book maps the continuities between Aztec Tenochtitlan and sixteenth-century Mexico by: Tenochtitlan. [Samuel Willard Crompton] -- Explains how the battle at the city of Tenochtitlan between Hernan Cortes and his men and Montezuma and the Aztecs was the key to the control of the Valley of Mexico and the Aztec empire. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Willard Crompton. Find more information about: ISBN:


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Tenochtitlan by John Donald Lincoln Download PDF EPUB FB2

Winner, Book Prize in Latin American Studies, Colonial Section of Latin American Studies Association (LASA), ALAA Book Award, Association for Latin American Art/Arvey Foundation, The capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, was, in its era, one of the largest cities in the world.

Built on an island in the middle of a shallow lake Cited by:   I liked the unusual overlay of the ancient Tenochtitlan Great Temple over an illustration of modern day Mexico City.

In the back of the book is an index, a glossary, a timeline (), a pronunciation guide, and additional recommended book and website resources/5(3). Tenochtitlan, ancient capital of the Aztec empire. Located at the site of modern Mexico City, it was founded c.

in the marshes of Lake Texcoco. It contained the palace of Montezuma II, said to consist of rooms, as well as hundreds of temples. Tenochtitlan: The History of the Aztec’s Most Famous City comprehensively Tenochtitlan book the history of the city, examining what life was Tenochtitlan book in the great city, who ruled the city, and what the day-to-day existence of all sorts of Tenocha (people of the city) was like.

Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn about Tenochtitlan like /5(6). Battle of Tenochtitlan (May 22–Aug ), military engagement between the Aztecs and a coalition of Spanish and indigenous combatants commanded by Hernan Cortes.

Cortes’s army besieged Tenochtitlan for 93 days. Superior weaponry and a devastating smallpox outbreak enabled the Spanish to conquer the city.

Gary Jennings was known for the rigorous and intensive research behind his books, which often included hazardous travel―exploring every corner of Mexico for his Aztec novels, retracing the numerous wanderings of Marco Polo for The Journeyers, joining nine different circuses for Spangle, and roaming the Balkans for in Buena Vista, Reviews: Tenochtitlan book Book your Tenochtitlán tickets online and skip-the-line.

Save time and money with our best price guarantee make the most of your visit to Mexico City. In this fascinating book, eminent expert Jose Luis de Rojas presents an accessible yet authoritative exploration of Tenochtitlan--interweaving glimpses into its inhabitants' daily lives with the broader stories of urbanization, culture, and the rise and fall of the Aztec Empire.

While most Aztec studies tend to focus on more spectacular Cited by: 8. Tenochtitlan: The History of the Aztec's Most Famous City (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Tenochtitlan: The History of the Aztec's Most Famous City $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide.

By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia. “An up-to-date and especially thoughtful study of the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan, delving into the many and varied issues and problems faced by any city.”—Frances F.

Berdan, author of Aztecs of Central Mexico “Provides a comprehensive view of life in the Aztec capital city, bringing together a wide variety of archaeological and documentary information to /5.

Tenochtitlan book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Esta obra penetra en las entranas de la antigua Tenochtitlan, con el fi /5. Art of Aztec Mexico: Treasures of Tenochtitlan.

Nicholson with Eloise Quiñones Keber Published pages. Aztec culture has been the subject of scholarly curiosity since the Spanish conquest of the New World in the 16th century. Tenochtitlan certainly has a very clear and simple explanation, devoid of useless artifices: “place of tenochtli,” which is a hard pear cactus.

The traditional cactus, born in the hard rock, is a very ancient glyph of the archaic mysteries, the magical and mystical sign of the city. “In de Bourbourg's book, Votan, the Mexican demi-god.

The Shadow of Tenochtitlan. The city of Tenochtitlan was founded on J and now shares its location with the modern capital city of Mexico. It was a magnificent example of Aztec architecture. For example, inside a walled square of meters ( feet) across, there was a ceremonial center which held about 45 public buildings and.

Tenochtitlan was the center of the Aztec government and was also a very big trading center. When the Spanish arrived inthey guessed t people came to the market in Tenochtitlan every day.

People bought and sold many things there, including slaves (prisoners of war from states the Aztecs had taken over). The entire city was decorated with art. Aztec is a historical fiction novel by Gary is the first of two novels Jennings wrote in the Aztec series.

The remaining four novels (Aztec Blood, ; Aztec Rage, ; Aztec Fire, ; Aztec Revenge, ) were written by other authors after Jennings died in Conquest is a gigantic book about Montezuma, Cortes and the fall of old Mexico, as it states in the title.

This book is huge and detailed; it's over pages long with tiny writing, and the footnotes/appendix make up another couple hundred pages, and /5(71). This book is a great blend between historical research and story telling. Although the events in this book are not easy to read (human sacrifice, cannibalism, civilian massacre, torture, etc.), they are necessary elements to the narrative, and show that both the conquistadors and the Aztecs were barbaric (the Conquistadors less so)/5().

The Great siege of Tenochtitlan is portrayed as a relentless grinding nightmare of win and loss for both sides. Here actual Spanish fighting prowess is better highlited than in any other place in the campaign, but it was only allowed to be displayed because of massive native effort that accompanied it as, one by one, Cortes separated the Triple.

Tenochtitlan was an Aztec altepetl located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of d init became the capital of the expanding Mexica Empire in the 15th century, [1] until captured by the Spanish in At its peak, it was the largest city in the Pre-Columbian paired with Mexico, the name is a reference to Mexica, the people.

Tenochtitlan had humble beginnings. For decades after the city was founded, the Aztecs dredged the lake bottom for mud to build up the city's foundation.

By the time Moctezuma II came to power inTenochtitlan had become an impressive city connected to the mainland by a series of stone bridges.Tenoch (or Tenuch, modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help info)) was a ruler of the Mexicas (Aztecas) during the fourteenth century during the Aztec travels from Aztlán to 's father was Iztac Mixcoatl, who had a total of seven sons with two wives.

The Tenochtitlan people were originally referred to as Tenochca, then the Mexica.Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire before the Spanish conquest, rivaled any other great city of its time. In Europe, only Paris, Venice, and Constantinople were larger.

Cradled in the Valley of Mexico, the city is unique among New World capitals in that it was well-described and chronicled by the conquistadors who subsequently demolished it.