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Aztecs and Spaniards

Cortés and the conquest of Mexico
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Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547 -- Juvenile literature., Cortés, Hernando, 1485-1547., Aztecs -- History -- Juvenile literature., Indians of Mexico -- History -- Juvenile literature., Aztecs -- History., Indians of Mexico -- History., Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540 -- Juvenile literature., Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-

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Describes the history and culture of the Aztec Indians in the Valley of Mexico and discusses how the arrival of the conquistador Hernando Cortes brought about the fall of their mighty empire.

Statementby Albert Marrin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1230 .M39 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2546881M
ISBN 100689311761
LC Control Number85028782
OCLC/WorldCa12907563

The story begins with a historical perspective of the Aztecs and their origins, followed by the place of the "conquistadores" in their world.

Readers travel with Cortes through a chronological account of the capture of Tenochtitlan and its reconstruction to the end of his life.5/5(1). Aztecs and Spaniards: Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico by Albert Marrin. Aztecs and Spaniards book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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To find answers, Acuna-Soto spent a dozen year poring through ancient documents written by 16th century Spanish priests who worked with the Aztecs to preserve a record of their history, language and culture.

These texts also tracked key natural events—storms, droughts, frosts and illness. The ancient rites of the Aztecs, the brutality of the Inquisition, and the savagery of anti-clericalism all combined to give the Mexican church a very special character. This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange Aztecs and Spaniards book, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.

This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures. The Spaniards then murdered thousands of Aztec nobles during a ritual dance ceremony, and Montezuma died under uncertain circumstances while in custody.

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European diseases like smallpox, mumps and. At the time of the Spanish conquest the dominant people of Meso-America were the Aztec. This description is based primarily on written documents from the 16th century but also includes some archaeological data.

The literature, both published and unpublished, of the 16th century is enormous and takes in all aspects of Aztec culture.

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Bibliography: p. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA CameraPages:   An edition of Aztecs and Spaniards ()Pages:   The book provides an eyewitness account of the conquest of Mexico, and it remains one of the most significant sources documenting the collapse of the Aztec Empire and the Spanish conquest of Mexico.

Díaz recounts the history of the now-defeated Tlaxcatec Indians, mentioning a race of enormous giants that had once inhabited their land. Dancing the New World traces the transformation of the Aztec empire into a Spanish colony through written and visual representations of dance in colonial discourse—the vast constellation of chronicles, histories, letters, and travel books by Europeans in and about the New World.

Scolieri analyzes how the chroniclers used the Indian dancing. The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico (Spanish title: Visión de los vencidos: Relaciones indígenas de la conquista) is a book by Miguel León-Portilla, translating selections of Nahuatl-language accounts of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec was first published in Spanish inand in English in The most recent English edition was.

Oldest school book on the Aztecs. At the height of their career the Romans shed more blood in their circuses and for their amusement than ever the Aztecs did before their idols. The Spaniards so sincerely moved by the cruelty of the native priests, nevertheless massacred, burnt, mutilated and tortured with a perfectly clear conscience.

Less strong and more tragic is Don Luis de Santa María Cipac, the last tlatoani, or king, of noble Aztec blood to govern his people under the yoke of Spanish rule. The real heroes of Townsend’s.

Aztecs And Spaniards Cortes And The Conquest Of Mexico (Book): Marrin, Albert: Describes the history and culture of the Aztec Indians in the Valley of Mexico and discusses how the arrival of the conquistador Hernando Cortes brought about the fall of their mighty empire.

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. The ancient Aztec city Tenochtitlan was a thriving metropolis during the 16th century.

With a city population ofand anotherliving in the surrounding urban network, Tenochtitlan was more than double the size of Rome, Paris, and London at the time. However, in the Spanish conquistadors arrived, bringing with them foreign diseasesRead More.

Get this from a library. Aztecs and Spaniards: Cortés and the conquest of Mexico. [Albert Marrin] -- Describes the history and culture of the Aztec Indians in the Valley of Mexico and discusses how the arrival of the conquistador Hernando Cortes. The burning of [Maya] books In a single act of wanton zealotry, the Spanish friar Diego de Landa burned, by his own account, 27 priceless Maya screenfold manuscripts in front of the church in the 4,year-old town of Maní, on the Yucatan peninsula, on.

The Broken Spears The book “The Broken Spears” authored by Miguel Leon-Portilla, provides a comprehensive and graphic description of the Spanish conquest. The book narrates the story based on the point of view of the Aztecs.

Cortés united dissatisfied groups under Aztec rule to help the Spaniards defeat the Aztecs. Both Cortés and Pizarro's cavalries were superior to the battle techniques of the Aztecs and Inca.

Grade Level: Curriculum Focus: Visual Arts Lesson Duration: Two class periods Creating a Picture Book about the Fall of the Aztecs or Incas. Their capital, Tenochtitlán, had become such a splendid city that, according to records, it dazzled the Spaniards, exceeding anything they had seen before.

Two years after the arrival of Cortés and his conquistadors, constant war and diseases new to the Americas had destroyed Tenochtitlán, and the Aztec Empire was no more.

For centuries, Spanish testimony portrayed the Aztecs and other Indigenous groups in the Americas as uncivilized, savage barbarians.

But continued excavation of the Great Temple and Tenochtitlán.

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Aztec civilization was destroyed at its height by the invasion of Spanish conquerors under Hernando Cortés in The Aztec peoples, who spoke the Nahuatl language, survived and intermarried with the Spaniards; today there are still over one million speakers of Nahuatl in rural areas of central Mexico.

Sources Modern knowledge of the Aztecs. Both the Spanish Empire and the Aztec Empire were ruled by a strong central figure. In the case of the Spaniards, this was the king, or more specifically, King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabel of Castile; these were hereditary positions.

In the case of the Aztecs, the emperor was the supreme leader and was worshiped as a god.The Spanish historians speak of Cholula, a very ancient City of Mexico, founded before the arrival of the Aztec, which excelled in metal working, and that the Tarascans living west of the valley of Mexico were familiar with copper found in the mountains in that district, which they worked into defensive armor, body plates.Inthe city of Tenochtitlan, magnificent center of the Aztec empire, fell to the Spaniards and their Indian allies.

Inga Clendinnen's account of the Aztecs recreates the culture of that city in its last unthreatened years. It provides a vividly dramatic analysis of Aztec ceremony as performance art, binding the key experiences and concerns of social existence in the late imperial city to 5/5(1).