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Aztec Religion
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I. Tenochtitlán: Center of the World – II. Cosmology – III. The Aztec Pantheon: Hierophanies of Nature – IV. Creator Gods – V. Fertility and Regeneration – VI. The Warrior God: Huitzilopochtli – VII. Human Sacrifice: Ritual and Cultic Significance

I. Tenochtitlán: Center of the World

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Carrasco, David, “Aztec Religion”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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