Ancient Civilisations of the Americas - The Aztec

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The Aztecs - 'Warriors of the Eagle'. 2nd of 3 series' presented by Maria Chester, u3a Subject Advisor for American Archaeology

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What could someone from the future understand about our civilization by exploring our empty cities? Is it enough to read what is carved in stone? What do we now know about the Aztec people, the 'Warriors of the Eagle' and their way of life?

Join Maria Chester on a 4-week course exploring Aztec culture, society, economy, architecture and sacred texts.

This is a 4 part course, please only sign up if you can attend all 4 sessions.

This is the 2nd of 3 series which Maria is offering, exploring ancient civilisations of the Americas. The final series on Inca civilisations will take place in March.

The Aztec

  • 13th December 4pm - Introduction
  • 20th Decemper 4pm - Society & Economy

Break for Christmas & New Year

  • 17th January 4pm - Tenochtitlan
  • 24th January 4pm - Sacred Books

Maria Chester

After studying Fine Arts, Maria Chester decided to go deeper and studied Art History becoming a Professor in Pre-Columbian Civilisations. Because of her first passion, which was Cave Art and Rock Art she also developed an interest in Archaeology, which gave her a frame for her constant research. She is multilingual and enjoys travelling. She taught in several South American universities as well as private institutions. Since 2007, she is the National Subject Adviser in American Archaeology and a member of East Berwickshire u3a.

This event will run weekly on Mondays at 4pm via Zoom.

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