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Texcoco - Texcotzingo, Ixtlilxochitl I, Techotlalatzin, Nezahualpilli, Ixtlilxochitl II, Cacamatzin, Coanacoch (Paperback) Loot Price: R186
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Texcoco - Texcotzingo, Ixtlilxochitl I, Techotlalatzin, Nezahualpilli, Ixtlilxochitl II, Cacamatzin, Coanacoch (Paperback):...

Texcoco - Texcotzingo, Ixtlilxochitl I, Techotlalatzin, Nezahualpilli, Ixtlilxochitl II, Cacamatzin, Coanacoch (Paperback)

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Chapters: Texcotzingo, Ixtlilxochitl I, Techotlalatzin, Nezahualpilli, Ixtlilxochitl Ii, Cacamatzin, Coanacoch. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Texcoco (Classical Nahuatl: Tetzco(h)co, pronounced ) was a major Acolhua city-state in the central Mexican plateau region of Mesoamerica during the Late Postclassic period of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican chronology. It was situated on the eastern bank of Lake Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico, to the northeast of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan. The site of pre-Columbian Texcoco is now subsumed by the modern Mexican municipio of Texcoco and its major settlement, the city formally known as Texcoco de Mora. It also lies within the greater metropolitan area of Mexico City. Pre-Columbian Texcoco is most noted for its membership in the Aztec Triple Alliance. At the time of the Spanish conquest of Mexico, it was one of the largest and most prestigious cities in central Mexico, second only to the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan. A survey of Mesoamerican cities estimated that pre-conquest Texcoco had a population of 24,000 and occupied an area of 450 hectares. Texcoco was founded in the 12th century, on the eastern shore of Lake Texcoco, probably by the Chichimecs. In or about 1337, the Acolhua, with Tepanec help, expelled Chichimecs from Texcoco and Texcoco became the Acolhua capital city, taking over that role from Coatlinchan. In 1418, Ixtlilxochitl I, the tlatoani (ruler) of Texcoco, was dethroned by Tezozomoc of Azcapotzalco. Ten years later, in 1428, Ixtlilxochitl's son, Nezahualcoyotl allied with the Aztecs to defeat Tezozomoc's son and successor, Maxtla. Texcoco and the Aztecs of Tenochtitlan, with the Tepanecs of Tlacopan, subsequently formalized their association as the Triple Alliance. Texcoco thereby becam...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=22413

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-15527-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-15527-8
Barcode: 9781157155270

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