The Myth of Quetzalcoatl has 25 ratings and 2 reviews. Enrique Florescano Warrior, rain-god, and spirit of the maize, Quetzalcoatl—the most familiar of the Mesoamerican gods— is . Quetzalcóatl y los mitos fundadores de Mesoamérica . Title, El Mito de Quetzalcóatl Volume 83 of Cuadernos de la gaceta. Author, Enrique Florescano. Edition, 2. Publisher, Fondo de Cultura Económica, This most recent book about Quetzalcoatl is not the first foray of Enrique Florescano into the issue, nor in all likelihood will it be the last. Here, Florescano .
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The Myth of Quetzalcoatl
The god associated with him, however, is one of the avatars of Quetzalcoatl, namely Ehecatl, god of wind, whom Florescano argues is one of the gods of creation at Teotihuacan. Want to Qutezalcoatl Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
His very name links the earth coatl, or serpent with the sky quetzalli, or precious green feathers. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of el mito de quetzalcoatl enrique florescano humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
The death and resurrection of the maize god become mit to the myth cycles of Mesoamerica, and also parts of the maintenance of the cosmic equilibrium that sustains life.
Arturo rated it really liked it Apr 22, Great discussion about the roles the sun, Venus, the el mito de quetzalcoatl enrique florescano, and corn play in the mythology.
Brian Turkowski added it May 08, M marked it as to-read Aug 27, Warrior, rain-god, and spirit of the maize, Quetzalcoatl—the most familiar of the Mesoamerican gods— is better known for his attributes than for his complex history. The eighth chapter focuses el mito de quetzalcoatl enrique florescano flogescano the representation of Quetzalcoatl among the Mexica. Books by Enrique Florescano. Kristy marked it as to-read Mar 30, Known to the Zapotecs, Olmecs, Toltecs, Mayans, Aztecs, and others, and at times the shared hero of warring peoples, Quetzalcoatl transcends both cultural and chronological barriers.
From that point the three become interlinked, quetzzalcoatl confusion quetzalcoafl later scholars.
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Kathleen added it Jun 13, In florecano seventh chapter he traces the importance of Ehecatl and his confusion with Quetzalcoatl. Lists with This Book.
Ayesha rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Edgardo rated it liked it Jun 12, Consequently in the sixth chapter, Florescano looks at Tula, Hidalgo.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Aaron rated it really liked it May 14, el mito de quetzalcoatl enrique florescano Ivan Vela marked it as to-read Nov 02, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Florescano divides his work into nine chapters.
Gina Ruiz added it Jun 22, Cristen rated it liked it Apr 19, Ivan Vela marked it as to-read Nov 02, Shilka rated it it was ok Dec 03, Florescano el mito de quetzalcoatl enrique florescano the iconography of Teotihuacan, specifically the figure of Quetzalcoatl and its diaspora throughout Mesoamerica to demonstrate the propagation of its myth culture. Within Nahua legends, Teotihuacan is the place of the creation of the current world, the Fifth Sun.
The Myth of Quetzalcoatl by Enrique Florescano
Alonso rated it liked it Aug 21, In the fourth chapter, Florescano looks at the presence of the Quetzalcoatl myth in the iconography of several Post-Classic sites, including Xochicalco, Cacaxtla, and Cholula.
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Ian Driscoll rated it it was amazing Mar 23, He focuses especially on the legends of the young maize god as well as the other stories of rebirth el mito de quetzalcoatl enrique florescano regeneration from the Popol Vuh. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A must read for all concerned.
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