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Explore the Captivating History of the Zapotec Civilization
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The Zapotecs lived and thrived, and became a civilization of interest to the Conquistadors. As one of the largest Mesoamerican civilizations at the time, they helped to shape and form the world the Conquistadors encountered upon their arrival. Rivaling the size and complexity of their Mayan neighbors, the Zapotec were innovators and intellectuals who created a society that was markedly similar to the kingdoms and social structures.
The Zapotecs were a fascinating people and this book aims to give a fresh look and understanding to a civilization that was just as complex, structured, and regal as any of their Mesoamerican, South American, or European counterparts.
Some of the topics covered in this book include:
- The Cloud People and their Domain
- The Oaxaca Valley
- Understanding the Zapotecs and Founding of Monte Albán in Phases
- Early Agrarian Roots and the Building of a Civilization
- Religion, Myths, Sacrifices, Rituals, and Power
- The Royal Family and Class
- The Religious Order
- A Day in the Life of the Zapotecs
- The Arts, Athletics, and Technology
- The War against the Aztecs
- The Conquistadors’ Arrival
- The Fall of an Empire
- And a Great Deal More You Don’t Want to Miss Out On!
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