Mesoamerican Mythology

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
The mythology of Mesoamerica, which encompasses the general region of Central America, is a vast mixture of mythologies from many cultures. Yet even with so many cultures in the mix, each of the mythologies covers the same basic themes, including those about creation and the afterlife. Accompanying the text are brilliant, full-color images to capture the imagination. Supports English language arts content standards requiring students to identify and analyze the characteristics of various literary forms and genres, such as myths.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Concepts of Mesoamerican Mythology
15
Mythological Features of
22
Great Myths of the Maya and the Aztecs
37
Remains of Mesoamerican
48
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