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The offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan

by Leonardo LoМЃpez LujaМЃn

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Published by University Press of Colorado in Niwot, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico City (Mexico),
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico City.
    • Subjects:
    • Templo Mayor (Mexico City, Mexico),
    • Aztecs -- Religion,
    • Aztec mythology,
    • Aztecs -- Antiquities,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Mexico City,
    • Mexico City (Mexico) -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 487-504) and index.

      StatementLeonardo López Luján ; translated by Bernard R. Ortiz de Montellano and Thelma Ortiz de Montellano.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1219.76.R45 L6713 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 516 p. :
      Number of Pages516
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1435425M
      ISBN 100870813188
      LC Control Number93047401

      Estrellas de mar en las ofrendas del Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan August In book: Al pie del Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan: ensayos en honor a Eduardo Matos Moctezuma (pp). Between and the ruins of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan were exhumed a few meters northward from the central plaza (Zócalo) of Mexico City. The temple was the center of the Mexica’s ritual life and one of the most famous ceremonial buildings of its time ( th. and 16 centuries). More than offerings.

      offerings that are closely linked to either warfare or agriculture. We will approach the subject reading both the ethno-historical sources as well as the finds from archaeology. Readings: López Luján, Leonardo The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan. Revised ed. Translated by Bernard R. Ortiz de Montellano and Thelma Ortiz de. He has authored or co-authored sixteen books, including The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan (winner of the Kayden Humanities Award), Mexico's Indigenous Past (with Alfredo López Austin), La Casa de las Águilas (winner of the Alfonso Caso Prize), and Escultura monumental mexica (with Eduardo Matos Moctezuma).

      The more traditional position, held by Aveni et al and supported by Leonardo López Luján in “The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan” () holds that the festival’s beginning was marked by the perfect alignment of the sunrise between the two sanctuaries atop the Temple on the first day of the veintena according to Sahagun. The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "[the] Greater Temple") was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of temple was called the Huēyi Teōcalli in the Nahuatl language. It was dedicated simultaneously to Huitzilopochtli, god of war, and Tlaloc, god of rain.


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The first edition of The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan was named "Outstanding Academic Book" by Choice and received the Eugene M.

Kayden Humanities Award. Read more Read less click to Cited by:   The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan by Leonardo L.

Lujan, Bernard R. Ortiz De Montellano (Translator), Thelma Ortiz De Montellano (Translator) Leonardo L. LujanPages:   The offerings included masks, food, ceramic vessels, human remains, images of the gods, musical instruments, flint knives, bloody thorns, feathers, animals, figurines, and The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, Leonardo Lopez Lujan shares the findings of the historic Templo Mayor Project, which took place from to /5(5).

The first edition of The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan was named "Outstanding Academic Book" by Choice and received the Eugene M. Kayden Humanities Award. The offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan. [Leonardo López Luján] -- "This important book presents detailed descriptions, analyses, and interpretations of offerings recovered during the last 50 years from excavations of the Aztec Great Temple in Mexico City.

"In this revised edition of The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, Leonardo Lopez Lujan shares and synthesizes the findings of the historic Templo Mayor Project, which took place in the heart of Mexico City from to This book provides a good insight on the nature of the finds and on their possible meanings.

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The Templo Mayor: A place for human sacrifices The pinnacle of Aztec architecture was a vast religious building – with a blood-soaked history. Jonathan Glancey investigates. Pamela L. Geller, "The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan.

Leonardo López Luján," Journal of Anthropological Resea no. 2 (Summer, ): Leonardo López Luján," Journal of Anthropological Resea no. 2 (Summer, ): The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan is the first book in the new series "Mesoamerican Worlds" devoted to the study of historical phenomena within particular traditions of Mesoamerica.

Construction of the Templo Mayor occurred in seven fragmentary stages, taking placed with each new Aztec king. The construction occurred on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco, where the Aztecs had established their capital city of Tenochtitlan. They used the plaster, sand, and volcanic rock from the surroundings of the city.

The Seven Stages. In this revised edition of The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, Leonardo López Luján shares and synthesizes the spectacular findings of the historic Templo Mayor Project, which took. The Templo Mayor precinct at Tenochtitlan in Mexico was an important centre in Aztec ceremonial life, providing the setting for displays of highly-energized rituals.

This book uses the latest archaeological research and cutting-edge computer-generated three-dimensional colour imagery to reconstruct the spaces where these ritual dramas were.

Between andthe Mexica ritually buried hundreds of offerings in and around the temple during complex religious ceremonies that incorporated sacred messages to the deities through these objects and their precise, symbolic placements. Excavations yielded a multitude of ceramic and stone artifacts and offerings.

The human skeletal offerings at the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlán include decapitated skulls, some of them reused as skull masks. Little is known regarding who the individuals used as offerings were or where they came : Corey S.

Ragsdale, Heather J. Edgar, Emiliano Melgar. The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan. By Leonardo López Luján. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, Pp. xxix, Illustrations. Tables Author: Charles C.

Kolb. Read and learn for free about the following article: Templo Mayor at Tenochtitlan, the Coyolxauhqui Stone, and an Olmec Mask.

If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. The Offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, Xochicalco y Tula, with Robert H. Cobean and Guadalupe Mastache,Mito y realidad de Zuyuá, with Alfredo López Austin, Alma mater: Escuela Nacional de Antropología.

Chávez Balderas, X., Rituales funerarios en el Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan, (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, ).

Durán, D., Historia de las Indias de Nueva España e Islas de Tierra Firme (Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, ).Cited by: 1. Table of Contents for The offerings of the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan / Leonardo Lâopez Lujâan ; translated by Bernard R.

Ortiz de Montellano and Thelma Ortiz de .The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "[the] Greater Temple") was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of temple was called the Huēyi Teōcalli [we:ˈi teoːˈkali] in the Nahuatl language.

It was dedicated simultaneously to Huitzilopochtli, god of war, and.With simple though elegant language Dr. Lopez Lujan reveals the precise direction and recordings of field procedures that led to the discovery of various Offerings in the Templo Mayor complex in Mexico City.

The offerings found and analyzed in this book render an interesting vision of the activities that may have taken place in the mysterious and magical place where the Aztecs rendered their greatest homage to 5/5.