HOW TO LIVE LIKE...

AN AZTEC PRIEST

description

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subject:

History

age:

7+

retail price:

£7.99

extent:

32 pp

format:

Paperback

How to Live Like series, each of which takes you on a journey into the past, in the company of a lively and engaging young narrator. 

In An Aztec Priest, the narrator, Ten Vulture was destined from babyhood to serve as a priest. Now, at the age of 15 he leaves his family for the great city of Tenochtitlan, to be schooled for years as a follower of Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent. In addition to learning about secret rituals and studying incantations, horoscopes and planetary events, Ten Vulture joins war parties to capture people as sacrifices.

ISBN:

978-1-910684-44-3

• Fact-filled soft learning at its best.
• Written in the first person, funny and outrageous.
• Brilliant resource for school projects.
• Essential reading for any young historian.

key words

Aztec Empire: fire priests: sacrifice: Calmecac: gods: underworld: volador:  Jagual warriors: chinampas