Gods of Sun and Sacrifice: Aztec and Maya Myth

Gods of Sun and Sacrifice: Aztec and Maya Myth

by Time-Life Books, Tony Allan, Tom Lowenstein, Duncan Baird Publishers
     
 

When Cortes and his battle-weary Spanish soldiers first gazed on the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan in 1519, they viewed the amazing culmination of 3,000 years of continuous cultural development. Aztec and Maya cities, temples, and palaces were in some ways like those found in Mesopotamia and Egypt: civilizations that had developed in isolation, free of outside influences… See more details below

Overview

When Cortes and his battle-weary Spanish soldiers first gazed on the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan in 1519, they viewed the amazing culmination of 3,000 years of continuous cultural development. Aztec and Maya cities, temples, and palaces were in some ways like those found in Mesopotamia and Egypt: civilizations that had developed in isolation, free of outside influences. Here are the legends and stories of these two unique, ancient cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780705435437
Publisher:
Time-Life Custom Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Myth and Mankind Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.17(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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