Understanding Mesoamerican Myths

ebook Myths Understood

By Natalie Hyde

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This interesting books describes the mythology of Mesoamerica, which encompasses the general region of Central America. A mixture of myths from many cultures, including the Aztecs and the Mayans, these stories about the creation of the world and the afterlife helped these ancient cultures explain what was happening in their world. Topics featured include:

  • Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec creator god

  • Huitzilopochtli, the supreme god of Tenochtitlan—the capital city of the Aztec empire

  • Maya hieroglyphic writing
  • Understanding Mesoamerican Myths