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Published by Britannica Educational Publishing/Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

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ISBN 109781622753963

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 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. Readers will meet rain and sun gods, corn gods and fertility gods, earth mothers who are both creators and destroyers, and even a feathered serpent.   Gods & Goddesses of the Inca, Maya, and Aztec Civilizations (Gods and Goddesses of Mythology) Library Binding – August 1, by John Murphy (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used fromReviews: 1. The books explore the region's vivid mythology, including tales of creation, earth and sky; legends of the gods, goddesses and heroes; and stories of fertility, harvest and the afterlife. The first volume focuses on the Maya and Aztec civilizations of Mexico and Central America, and the second on the Inca Empire that stretched the length of. This item: Aztec Mythology: Captivating Aztec Myths of Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures by Matt Clayton Paperback $ Available to ship in days. Ships from and sold by An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya by Mary Ellen Miller Paperback $Reviews:

Aztec Mythology: Captivating Aztec Myths of Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures. Matt Clayton. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ DK Eyewitness Books: Aztec, Inca & Maya: Discover the World of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas their Beliefs, Rituals, and Civilizations. s: Recommended books and references: Aztec, Inca, and Maya an Eyewitness Book by Elizabeth Baquedano. The Aztec Empire by Sunita Apte. Great Civilizations: The Aztec Empire by Sheila Wyborny. Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Maya by Leonard Everett Fisher. The Inca by World Book. The Inca Empire by Sandra Newman.   The Aztecs. The Aztecs may be the most colorful (I’m talking about their statues and art) of these three ancient civilizations. They were at the heart of Mexico throughout the 14th through the 16th centuries. Now Mexico City, heir capital was Tenochtitlan. Like the Mayans and Incans, the Aztecs had an abundance of agriculture.   These resources to teach kids about the Maya, Inca, and Aztec will help your family and mine learn about ancient civilizations that were here before us. Although we as Americans are here now, the civilizations of the Maya, Inca, and Aztecs were .

  Counted among one of the most popular of Mayan gods and goddesses in the pre-Columbian pantheon, Itzamna (Itzamná or Itzam Na, also called God D) was designated as the king of heaven and night and day. In the mythical narrative, his rulership over this vast (and seemingly contrasting) domains is borne by innate and even arcane knowledge, as opposed to supernatural . Explore the Captivating History and Mythology of Three Ancient Civilizations Free History BONUS Inside! Three captivating manuscripts in one book: Maya Civilization: A Captivating Guide to Maya History and Maya Mythology Aztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and Tlacopan Incas: A Captivating Guide to/5(13). The main ones were Huitzilopochtli (god of war, sun, and human sacrifice) and Tlaloc (god of the rains, water and fertility) who both had a temple at the top of the main pyramid in Tenochtitlán. Another important god was Quetzalcoatl (god associated with the wind who helped create humanity). The Maya, Inca, and Aztecs built great civilizations in Mexico and in Central and South America between 1, and years ago. The Mayan civilization existed for more than years! Farmers for example had to give a third of the production to Cusco for the state religion and the gods, another third for the Inca ruler, and the rest.