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Moctezuma and the Aztecs

Roy E. C. Burrell

Moctezuma and the Aztecs

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Published by Raintree/Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aztecs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aztecs.,
  • Indians of Mexico.

  • About the Edition

    Traces the history of the Aztec Indians, describing their religion, social structure, daily life, and the consequences of their contact with the Spanish during the reign of Moctezuma II.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife in the time of Moctezuma and the Aztecs.
    Statement Roy Burrell ; illustrations by Angus McBride.
    SeriesLife in the time of
    ContributionsMcBride, Angus, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219.73 .B88 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704585M
    ISBN 10081143351X
    LC Control Number92005823

    Though the Aztec Empire fell to Spain in , three principal heirs of the last emperor, Moctezuma II, survived the conquest and were later acknowledged by the Spanish victors as reyes naturales (natural kings or monarchs) who possessed certain inalienable rights as Indian royalty. For their part, the descendants of Moctezuma II used Spanish law and customs to maintain and enhance their.   Cortés Meets Montezuma // Cortés' letters // 8th November This is the story of one of the most momentous events of the Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire - .


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Moctezuma and the Aztecs by Roy E. C. Burrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Focusing on their last elected leader, Moctezuma and the Aztecs book II, this informative and beautifully illustrated little book explores the world of the Aztecs.

It looks at their origins, the founding of their capital city Tenochtitlan, the structure of their society, their religious beliefs and ceremonies, their military prowess, their art and architecture, and their network of long-distance trade and tribute/5(3). Montezuma and the Aztecs chronicles the Aztecs’ lives, religion, art, cities, and empire, in an attempt to better understand the once dominant civilization.

It also chronicles the life and death of its famous ruler and examines the myths, legends and historical accounts in an attempt to separate fact from : $   Montezuma and the Aztecs chronicles the Aztecs' lives, religion, art, cities, and empire, in an attempt to better understand the once dominant civilization.

It also chronicles the life and death of its famous ruler and examines the myths, legends and historical accounts in Brand: Charles River Editors. Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztec is the riveting and vivid account of Cortes and his brutal conquest of the Aztec empire in – Montezuma, king of the Aztecs, ruled over 15 million people when Cortes arrived with a few hundred Spanish soldiers and Cuban porters/5().

Montezuma and the Aztecs chronicles the Aztecs' lives, religion, art, cities, and empire, in an attempt to better understand the once dominant civilization. It also chronicles the life and death of its famous ruler and examines the myths, legends and historical accounts in 4/5(1). Conquest: Cortes, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico and millions of other books are available for Amazon by:   The Aztecs ruled from the island metropolis of Tenochtitlan which, by the fifteenth century, stretched from the Gulf Coast to the Pacific Ocean.

Focusing on their last elected leader, Moctezuma II, this informative and beautifully illustrated little book explores the world of the : $ Get this from a library.

Montezuma and the Aztecs. [Nathaniel Harris; Gerald Wood] -- Traces the life of the emperor who ruled the Aztec empire in Central America from to and discusses the history and culture of the Aztec civilization.

in They were looking for gold. Hearing of this arrival, the Aztec emperor, Moctezuma II, believed Cortés to be a god. According to an Aztec legend, the god Quetzalcoatl was to return to Mexico in Cortés resembled the god’s description from the legend.

Thinking that the god had returned, Moctezuma sent Cortés gifts, including gold. In MarchCortes landed at the town of Tabasco, where he learned from the natives of the great Aztec civilization, then ruled by Moctezuma (or Montezuma) II.

Montezuma And The Fall Of The Aztecs book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Traces the life of the last emperor to rule the /5. Montezuma, or more correctly, Motecuhzoma II Xocoyotzin (aka Moctezuma) or ‘Angry Like A Lord’ was the last fully independent ruler of the Aztec empire before the civilization ’s collapse at the hands of the Spanish in the early 16th century CE.

Taking the. The result. Montezuma’s capture and murder at the hand of Cortés, followed by the death of nearly 20 million Aztecs. But why. One answer to this question lies in the difference between the way Cortés and Montezuma communicated, based on their cultural tradition.

Montezuma’s native language, Nahuatl, was a reverential mode of speech. He portrays Aztec emperor Montezuma as a tragic figure, an inflexible, fatalistic man who, inbecame Cortes's hostage, agreeing "to stay with the Castilians until the truth were known" about the killing of one of Cortes's lieutenants/5(83).

Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztec is the riveting and vivid account of Cortes and his brutal conquest of the Aztec empire in Montezuma, king of the Aztecs, ruled over 15 million people when Cortes arrived /5. Some of the Aztec stories about Moctezuma describe him as being fearful of the Spanish newcomers, and some sources, such as the Florentine Codex, comment that the Aztecs believed the Spaniards to be gods and Cortés to be the returned god Quetzalcoatl.

The veracity of this claim is difficult to ascertain, though some recent ethnohistorians specialising in early Spanish/Nahua relations have Father: Axayacatl.

Places Aztec civilization and history in the context of world history Montezuma (ca. –), who had been educated as a priest and had served well as a military commander, ascended to the Aztec throne in about on the basis of his military record and reputation for piety.

As Peter G. Tsouras demonstrates, almost immediately Montezuma transformed himself from a man of good judgment to 4/5(1). Though the Aztec Empire fell to Spain inthree principal heirs of the last emperor, Moctezuma II, survived the conquest and were later acknowledged by the Spanish victors as reyes naturales (natural kings or monarchs) who possessed certain inalienable rights as Indian royalty.

Get this from a library. Montezuma and the fall of the Aztecs. [Eric A Kimmel; Daniel San Souci] -- Traces the life of the last emperor to rule the Aztec empire in Central America before it. Conquest is a gigantic book about Montezuma, Cortes and the fall of old Mexico, as it states in the title.

This book is huge and detailed; it's over pages long with tiny writing, and the footnotes/appendix make up another couple hundred pages, and then there's references, tables, diagrams, etc/5. Focusing on their last elected leader, Moctezuma II, this informative and beautifully illustrated little book explores the world of the Aztecs.

It looks at their origins, the founding of their capital city Tenochtitlan, the structure of their society, their religious beliefs and ceremonies, their military prowess, their art and architecture, and their network of long-distance trade and tribute. Moctezuma emerges as a pragmatic and calculating ruler, neither cowardly nor fatalistic.

Metal weapons, crossbows and cannons gave the Spanish formidable advantages. By the time they arrived in Author: Ben Ehrenreich. Moctezuma and the Aztecs. [Roy E C Burrell; Angus McBride] -- Traces the history of the Aztec Indians, describing their religion, social structure, daily life, and the consequences of their contact with the Spanish during the reign of Moctezuma II.

Montezuma II, also spelled Moctezuma, (born —died c. JTenochtitlán, within modern Mexico City), ninth Aztec emperor of Mexico, famous for his dramatic confrontation with the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.

Focusing on their last elected leader, Moctezuma II, this book explores the world of Aztecs. It looks at their origins, the founding of their capital city Tenochtitlan, the structure of their society, their religious beliefs and ceremonies, their military prowess, their art and architecture, and their network of long-distance trade and tribute.

This book will stand as the definitive book on the Aztecs for years to come. About the Author: Eduardo Matos Moctezuma is Coordinator of the Proyecto Templo Mayor. Felipe Solis Olguin is Director of the Museo Nacional de Antropologia in Mexico : Mexica Accounts of Moctezuma Meeting Cortes. From Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex, B Chapter 16 (Mexica) Here it is recalled how Moctezuma went in peace and calm to meet the Spaniards at Xoloco, where the house of Alvarado now stands, or at the place they call Huitzillan.

Moctezuma I (c. ), also known as Moteuczomatzin Ilhuicamina (modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help info)), Huehuemoteuczoma or Montezuma I (Classical Nahuatl: Motēuczōma Ilhuicamīna [moteːkʷˈsoːma ilwikaˈmiːna], Classical Nahuatl: Huēhuemotēuczōma [weːwemoteːkʷˈsoːma]), was the second Aztec emperor and fifth king of Tenochtitlan.

Father: Emperor Huitzilihuitl. The book Moctezuma's Children: Aztec Royalty under Spanish Rule – is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to find out more about the descendants of Moctezuma.

Through, my research I have not come across any books that focus on the genealogy of Native Americans or Indigenous Natives of Mexico, this book being the exception.

Conquistador: Hernan Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs by Buddy Levy, Clinical Assistant Professor of English:: Bantam Books:: Reviewed by Keith Petersen '73 I suspect I am a good example of the intended audience for this book, which is a popular account of the strange, tragic relationship between Cortés and Montezuma.

Montezuma and the Fall of the Aztecs Eric A. Kimmel, Author, Daniel San Souci, Illustrator Holiday House $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Montezuma I (), who ruled the Aztecs from tois best known for his expansion of the empire and for his building projects, including the dike across Lake Texcoco and the temple to the god Huitzilopochtli.

He declared that war was the main task of the Aztecs in order to ensure a constant supply of sacrificial victims for. After several weeks of outright confrontation, the conquistadors make peace with the Aztecs’ Tlaxcalan enemies and they enter the city of Tlaxcala, marking the beginning of the alliance between them.

8 NovemberCortés faces Montezuma. Cortés faces Montezuma on the great causeway leading to Tenochtitlan. His other books include Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs, which was a finalist for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award and nominated for the Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award and a PEN Center USA Award, American Legend: The Real-Life Adventures of David /5(14).

It's meticulously researched and Restall brings up some interesting ways in which to think about history, I'll give him that. But if I had known the book was going to amount to a page literature review with no real narrative to speak of (for example, the book starts with The Meeting, then shifts to pre-Cortez Aztec life, then jumps to Cortez's early life, then to Montezuma's death, then /5.

Buy Moctezuma and the Aztecs 01 by Elisenda Vila Llonch (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). The Aztecs ruled from the island metropolis of Tenochtitlan which, by the fifteenth century, stretched from the Gulf Coast to the Pacific Ocean.

Focusing on their last elected leader, Moctezuma II, this informative and beautifully illustrated little book explores the world of the Aztecs. Advanced Search. Browse. I suspect I am a good example of the intended audience for this book, which is a popular account of the strange, tragic relationship between Cortés and Montezuma, and the destruction of a way of life.

I can't remember reading anything about Cortés or Montezuma since high school, other than an occasional National Geographic article. Places Aztec civilization and history in the context of world history Montezuma (ca. ), who had been educated as a priest and had served well as a military commander, ascended to the Aztec throne in about on the basis of his military record and reputation for piety.

The personalities of Moctezuma and Cortes must be considered. Both were gifted generals and political leaders. But while Cortes was hardheaded and viewed things as they were, Moctezuma believed in magic and superstition. Long before Cortes arrived.On November 8,Aztec Emperor Moctezuma and Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes met for the first time outside the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan.

Aztec accounts of the event, compiled by Miguel Leon-Portillo shortly after and published as The Broken Spears, claim that Moctezuma (also Montezuma) believed Cortes was a god.

Moctezuma II was the 9 th ruler of the Aztec Empire, whose unfortunate reign coincided with the arrival of the Spanish under the conquistador Hernan Cortez (Hernán Cortés).

Moctezuma is remembered today mainly as the Aztec ruler who lost his empire to a European power, although this is an unfair assessment of : Dhwty.