How to Be an Aztec Warrior (Hardcover)

By Fiona MacDonald

National Geographic Society, 9780792236177, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2005

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Description

Have you sharpened your weapons? Are you ready for battle? Can you speak Classical Nahuatl? Do you know the legend of the vision of the eagle clutching the snake on a prickly pear cactus--the first signal to our ancestors of the site our great city of Tenochtitlan? Can you take prisoners and bring them back alive to offer as human sacrifice to the gods? Only then may you cut your hair So are you ready for your initiation as an Aztec Warrior?

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From the Trade Paperback edition.


About the Author

Fiona MacDonald studied history at Cambridge University and the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics, such as the Middle Ages and ancient Rome. Some of these titles include How to Be an Aztec Warrior and How to Be a Medieval Knight.


Praise For How to Be an Aztec Warrior

"High-interest topics brought to life through readable texts." School Library Journal

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