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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Columbus, Christopher -- Drama,
  • Aztecs -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesColumbus., Cecil the seer.
    Statementby George Lansing Raymond.
    GenreDrama.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2677 .A8 1916
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 465 p.
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6591066M
    LC Control Number16021579
    OCLC/WorldCa385185


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The scene of this drama is laid in Mexico near the opening of the Fifteenth Century, just when the Aztecs were beginning to overrun the country, and when, therefore, the peculiar forms of their religion may reasonably be supposed to have been comparatively unknown to the Tezcucans who, as will be shown presently, adhered, in the main, to the more mild religious observances.

Aztec god, and other dramas. New York, Putnam [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Lansing Raymond. Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raymond, George Lansing, Aztec god and other dramas.

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Free shipping for many products. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Aztec is a historical fiction novel by Gary Jennings. It is the first of two novels Jennings wrote in the Aztec series.

The remaining three novels were written by other authors after Jennings died in The book is written as a series of letters from the Bishop of the See of New Spain to King Carlos of Spain containing a transcribed Author: Gary Jennings.

Mictlāntēuctli or Mictlantecuhtli (Nahuatl pronunciation: [mik.t͡ɬaːn.ˈteːkʷ.t͡ɬi], meaning "Lord of Mictlan"), in Aztec mythology, was a god of the dead and the king of Mictlan (Chicunauhmictlan), the lowest and northernmost section of the was one of the principal gods of the Aztecs and was the most prominent of several gods and goddesses of death and the underworld.

Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of Hernán Cortes and his/5.

Quetzalcoatl, god of the life, the light and wisdom, lord of the winds and the day, ruler of the West. (White Tezcatlipoca) Xipe-Totec, god of force, lord of the seasons and rebirth associated with vegetation, ruler of the East.

(Red Tezcatlipoca) Huitzilopochtli, god of will and the war, patron of sun and fire, the lord of the South. (Blue. Book/Printed Material The Aztec god, and other dramas, Also available in digital form.

Contributor: Raymond, George Lansing. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Aztec God and Other Dramas () the Aztec God and Other Dramas () at nd: George Lansing Raymond. Other Cities Reading 10 NAHUATL LITERATURE Tlacuilos and Their Techniques the War and Sun God Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent Xipe Totec, God of the Renewal of Vegetation heads of state have had to devise astounding dramas and public spectacles to foster public trust in their Aztec.

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Details *. Aztec mythology is the body or collection of myths of Aztec civilization of Central Mexico.

The Aztecs were Nahuatl-speaking groups living in central Mexico and much of their mythology is similar to that of other Mesoamerican cultures. According to legend, the various groups who were to become the Aztecs arrived from the north into the Anahuac valley around Lake Texcoco.

The Aztec sun deity had both positive and negative aspects. As a benevolent god, Tonatiuh provided the Aztec people (Mexica) and other living beings with warmth and fertility. In order to do so, however, he needed sacrificial : Nicoletta Maestri. Gary Jennings's Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America.

Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of /5(64).

Raymond, George Lansing, The Aztec god and other dramas / (New York ; London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, ), also by George Lansing Raymond, George Lansing Raymond, and George Lansing Raymond (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

Inca, Maya, and Aztec Civilizations. STUDY. PLAY. Geography of Maya. aztec god of sun+warfare adopted from many other cultures. Aztec religious practices.

elaborate public cerimonies offerings,dramas,songs,dances,masks. Aztec Sacrifices. performed for the sun god. Gary Jennings's Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of 4/5(14).

The Aztec god named Huitzilopochtli was the god of war. He was also known as the god of the sun, human sacrifice and patron of the city of Tenochtitlan. He originally was a tribal wizard god of the Nahuas people that had a lesser importance compared to Tlaloc and Quetzalcoatl.

We’re not sure where your information came from, but the closest the Aztecs came to a god of good health would most likely be Toci (‘Our Grandmother’). An age-old earth goddess and patron of midwives and healers, Toci was associated with the traditional temazcalli or sweat bath and is often identified with Tlazolteotl, goddess of purification and healing.

Tezcatlipoca - Tezcatlipoca was a powerful god associated with many things including magic, the night, and the was a rival god to Quetzalcoatl. According to Aztec mythology, he was the first god to create the sun and the earth, but was struck down by Quetzalcoatl and turned into a.

and nocturnal sun is the ultimate rationale for all Aztec human sacrifices, while G6nzalez adds other Frazerian interpretations. In her new and con-troversial book Time and Sacrifice in the Aztec Cosmos, Kay A.

Read also stresses the energetic-alimentary aspect, as. Minor Aztec Gods: Centeotl. Centeotl was the Aztec god of maize which was the most important food component of the Aztecs. In Aztec mythology, Centeotl was the son of the earth goddess Tlazolteotl and the solar deity Piltzintecuhtli.

In the artistic depictions, he is shown as a young man with yellow body. Basic Aztec facts: AZTEC BOOKS The Aztecs read painted books.

The Aztec city of Tenochtitlan had books which they called amoxtin. years ago, many of these books were kept in r, Spanish conquerors arrived shortly after and destroyed all the books they could, thinking that they were evil.

Aztec god of wisdom, light and maize, arts, craft, and agriculture, A feathered serpent, his disappearance and promised return coincided with the arrival of Cortes Tezcatlipoca Aztec god of the night sky who was the giver and taker of life and the patron deity of warriors.

Abstract: Sharing many common beliefs, deities, and rituals, the religion of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca was rooted in both the earth and the sky, the rhythms of the seasons, and the movements of the sun, moon, and stars.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the. QUETZALCOATL (Plumed Serpent) {ke-tsal-ko-atł} is the god of intelligence, learning, writing, arts and crafts, the calendar, priests, and merchants and was the bringer of maize to mankind.

Opposed to human sacrifice, he is called the White Tezcatlipoca and is the 9 th lord of the day and god of the West.

As the planet Venus, he is known as Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli, the morning. Mayan,Aztec Gods & Goddesses. 3, likes 15 talking about this.

Expose the Mayan,Aztec Gods & Goddesses and especially Mayan and Aztec CivilizationFollowers: 4K. Members. Members. Members. Aztec god of the Sun, war and sacrifice. He sometimes took the form of a hummingbird. Until you earn points all. Fantasy & Mythology Aztec God Goddess Report. What Aztec God or Goddess are you.

Sam. Someone you dont know walks up to you and punches you in the face, what do you do. I would get angry, of course. Then I would probably yell at them, or fight back a bit. Nothing to really hurt them unless they hurt my friends too.

Nothing. Other than various other Aztecs gods, human sacrifice was offered as a ritual practice to the Aztec god of death, Mictlantecuhtli. According to some scholars, the holes in the head of the 6-feet fired-clay statue of Aztec god of death Mictlantecuhtli contained the hair of the people who were sacrificed in his honor.

The main Aztec deity was the creator god Ometeotl, who was both male and female and therefore he was able to create the other gods. Ometeotl created the other four main Aztec gods, first was god of the North, Xipe Totec, second was god of the South, Huizilopochtli, third was god of the East, Quetzalcoatl and fourth was god of the West.

Aztec gods and goddesses are numerous. There was a god for almost every purpose and aspect of life in the Aztec culture.

Religion was a very important part of the civilization and it was woven into their daily practices, beliefs, ceremonies, and dress. Many sources list more than a hundred different gods or goddesses, while others list dozens more.

Included in the book are beguiling figures such as the Aztec gods Tezcatlipoca, the Smoking Mirror; Tlaloc, the God of Rain and Lightning who was the patron of agriculture; and Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent and one of the most important gods in the Aztec pantheon.

Each entry is illustrated with color photographs of Aztec and Mayan artifacts.5/5(1). The Aztec and Maya papermakers - V.

Von Hagen () The Aztec god, and other dramas [Fourth Edition] - G. L Raymond () The Aztec god, and other dramas [Third Edition] - G. L Raymond () The Aztec ruin. Anthropological papers of the AMNH - E Morris () The Aztecs - W. Warren () The Aztecs (Indian races) - A. Honeyman ().

Huitzilopochtli, for instance, was a Mexica god (the Mexicas being the people who founded what is commonly called the Aztec empire), while the traditions of existing cultures were adopted into a series of creation myths. The Toltecs were considered the origin of all culture, and the Aztecs adopted a great deal from them.

Major Aztec gods. Gary Jennings's Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America.

Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of /5().The cult of this deitythought of Tloque Nahuaque as residing beyond the thirteenheavens worshiped communally by the Aztec and thought of himalmost in a Christian sense of "one and only god".

All othergods were considered false and human sacrificep. 29, speculated that this cult was a survivor of anancient Quetzalcoatl cult.Aztec Gods or Deities. Centeotl Centeotl, the God of Maize. Associated with the group of stars known as the pleiades. Chalchihuihtotolin Tezcatlipoca is the Smoking Mirror, the god of the nocturnal sky, god of the ancestral memory, god of time and the Lord of the North, the embodiment of change through conflict.