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Art, Myth, and History of Ancient Central Mexico


Study of Aztec and Mixtec religion, ritual, and philosophy as exemplified in works of art, architecture, civic planning, cosmology, literary works, and painted books (codices). Case studies include the Aztec Great Temple, the Codex Borgia, and the Codex Mendoza, as well as the art of the ancestral city of Teotihuacan.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.

Satisfies the Historical Thought requirement.


(Fall; offered in alternating years.)