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The paper is mainly going to research and present all the necessary information about the Aztec community. Some of the information about the community that we are going to research on include things such as; their historical background, their culture and even the comparison of their culture with other neighboring communities.
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Table of contents
RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER MESOAMERICAN CULTURES 5
ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 7
AZTEC CODICES 18
PRIESTS AND SCHOLARS 19
MODERN VIEWS OF THE AZTEC CULTURE 20
Modern views of the Aztec culture 21
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The name, Aztec, is considered an incredibly imprecise term used to refer to the culture that heavily controlled the Valley of Mexico during the fifteenth and the sixteenth centuries. Brendan (1996) states that the Aztec community comprised of all the Nahua-speaking people who were found in the Valley of Mexico. However, the culture that greatly dominated the region was a tribe of the Mexica which they used to pronounce as the "me-shee-ka", called the Tenochca which was also pronounced as the "te-noch-ka". Earlier on, that was the period of the European conquest; they used to call themselves either "Tenochca" or "Toltec,” This was the term assumed by the bearers of the Traditional Mesoamerican culture. Actually, the earliest that can be talked of or recognized about the Mexica is that they moved from the northern region into the Valley of Mexico during the start of the twelfth century AD, which was soon after the end of the Classic Period in Mesoamerica.
These people can be described as a subject and abject people; this is because they were forced to reside on the most horrible lands in the valley. They then came to adopt the cultural practices known as the Mixteca-Pueblo. These cultural patterns had their origin in the culture of the Teotihuacán ...
... counterparts such as Sejourné and León-Portilla into a religious movement and association. Antonio Velasco Piña has written a total of three books, the books that he wrote are known as the Tlacaele El Azteca entre los Aztecas, Regina and La mujer dormida debe dar a luz. When brought together with the other currents of the Neopaganism, these writings resulted in a new religious movement known as the "Mexicanista". This movement called for a return to the spirituality of the Aztecs. It is argued that, with this return, Mexico will become the next center of power. This new religious movement brings together the Mesoamerican religious groups with the Hindu esoterism. Nevertheless, the Mexicanista movement or association reached the peak or its highest point of popularity and attractiveness during the onset of 1990s.
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