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The Aztec empire

The Aztec empire

catalogue of the exhibition

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Published by Guggenheim Museum Publications in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aztecs -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions,
  • Aztec art -- Exhibitions,
  • Aztecs -- Religion -- Exhibitions,
  • Aztecs -- Origin -- Exhibitions,
  • Aztecs -- History -- Exhibitions,
  • Aztecs -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcurated by Felipe Solís.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsSolís Olguín, Felipe R., Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum., Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico), Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia (Mexico)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21098951M
    ISBN 100892073233

    "The Aztec Empire is the most extensive and historically accurate survey of the art and culture of the Aztecs and their contemporaries ever assembled outside Mexico. The exhibition and this accompanying book present the extraordinary works of art created by the Aztecs as well as by the peoples they conquered, and the cultures that preceded them in Mesoamerica.". Aztec, self name Culhua-Mexica, Nahuatl-speaking people who in the 15th and early 16th centuries ruled a large empire in what is now central and southern Aztecs are so called from Aztlán (“White Land”), an allusion to their origins, probably in northern Mexico. They were also called the Tenochca, from an eponymous ancestor, Tenoch, and the Mexica, .

    Examines the birth, rise, and fall of the Aztec empire, along with its cultural practices and religious beliefs, including human sacrifice, and the Spaniards' eventual overthrow of the Aztecs. Preview this book». By A. D. the Aztec empire became the dominant group and controlled most of central Mexico. Considering how advanced and large the Aztec culture and society were makes me believe that they were aware of other people outside of their civilization.

    Map of the Aztec empire --Facts about the Aztec empire --City on a lake --Travel, food and shelter --What to see and do --Going shopping --Keeping safe and well --Aztec empire: facts and figures --Further reading --Glossary. Series Title: Time travel guides.; Freestyle express. Responsibility: Jane Bingham. The Aztecs (/ ˈ æ z t ɛ k s /) were a Mesoamerican culture that flourished in central Mexico in the post-classic period from to The Aztec peoples included different ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to the 16th centuries. Aztec culture was organized .


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