Scale model of the twin Great Temple of Tenochtitlan. View of the Templo Mayor
and the surrounding buildings. The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Main Temple")
was one of the main temples of th...
Feb 5, 2016 ... The Templo Mayor or Great Temple (called Hueteocalli by the Aztecs) dominated
the central sacred precinct of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan.
The buildings you probably associate with the Aztec religion are the great
pyramids. These were four sided, stable structures that can withstand the
capital of the mighty Aztec empire, was located in the center of the city, where ...
The temple structures on top of each pyramid were dedicated to and housed the
May 31, 2015 ... Instead the Aztecs called it Coatépec, which means Serpent Mountain (today we
call it the Great Temple). Coatépec was the mythological ...
"The "place " of the Great Temple and its ritual traditions remains central and vital
in any serious interpretation of the Aztec World." (Broda 1987:125) ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... The pinnacle of Aztec architecture was the Templo Mayor, a vast ... The opening
ceremony of the sixth Great Temple of Tenochtitlan on 19 ...
Aztec temples were often part of a step-pyramid, and they often faced west. A
flight of steps ... The Great Pyramid already stood when the Aztecs arrived. It is an
Civilizations like the Olmec, Maya, Aztec and Inca all built pyramids to house ... In
many of their great city-states, temple-pyramids formed the center of public life ...
Templo Mayor (Great Temple) is an Aztec temple recently discovered in the heart
of modern Mexico City. It was built in the 14th century in honor of the Aztec god ...