Fifteen Poets of the Aztec World

ISBN-10: 0806132914

ISBN-13: 9780806132914

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Book details

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 10/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188

Miguel Leon-Portilla, author of more than forty books including "Broken Spears", is the world's leading scholar on Mesoamerican literature. He lives in Mexico.

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Nahuatl Pronunciation Key
Poets from the Region of Tezcoco
Tlaltecatzin of Cuauhchinanco: Singer of Pleasure, Woman, and Death (Fourteenth Century)
Nezahualcoyotl of Tezcoco: Poet, Architect, Man of Divine Wisdom (1-Rabbit, 1402 - 6-Flint, 1472)
Cuacuauhtzin of Tepechpan: Singer of Betrayed Friendship (Middle Fifteenth Century)
Nezahualpilli: Sage and Poet, Successor to Nezahualcoyotl (11-Flint, 1464 - 10-Reed, 1515)
Cacamatzin of Tezcoco: Ruler and Poet of Brief and Tragic Life (Ca. 2-Rabbit, 1494 - 2-Flint, 1520)
Poets of Mexico-Tenochtitlan
Tochihuitzin Coyolchiuhqui: Poet, Son of Itzcoatl, and Ruler of Teotlaltzinco (End Fourteenth - Middle Fifteenth Century)
Axayacatl: Poet and Lord of Tenochtitlan (Ca. 9-House, 1449 - 2-House, 1481)
Macuilxochitzin: Poet, Daughter of Tlacaelel (Middle Fifteenth Century)
Temilotzin of Tlatelolco: Defender of Tenochtitlan and Singer of Friendship (End Fifteenth Century - 7-House, 1525)
Poets from the Region of Puebla-Tlaxcala
Tecayehuatzin of Huexotzinco: The Ruler and Sage Who Called for a Dialogue on the Meaning of Flower and Song (Second Half Fifteenth Century - Early Sixteenth Century)
Ayocuan Cuetzpaltzin: White Eagle of Tecamachalco (Second Half Fifteenth Century - Early Sixteenth Century)
Xayacamach of Tizatlan: A Successful Ruler Who Sings About Himself (Second Half Fifteenth Century)
Xicohtencatl the Elder: Lord of Tizatlan, Singer of the "Flowery War" (Ca. 11-House, 1425 - 4-Rabbit, 1522)
Poets of Chalco-Amaquemecan
Chichicuepon of Chalco: Poet and Unfortunate Litigant (Fifteenth Century)
Aquiauhtzin of Ayapanco: His Song of the Warrior Women of Chalco: An Example of Nahuatl Erotic Poetry (Ca. 1430 - ca. 1500)
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