HOW TO LIVE LIKE...
AN AZTEC PRIEST
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.
• 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.
Aztec Empire: fire priests: sacrifice: Calmecac: gods: underworld: volador: Jagual warriors: chinampas