PERMANENTLY MOVED Aclla the chosen woman removed from her community and taken

Permanently moved aclla the chosen woman removed from

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move communities into more productive areas. PERMANENTLY MOVED - Aclla (the chosen woman) removed from her community and taken to a house? And would weave and produce beer, used as gifts for local lords, the state being generous.
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Symmetrical reciprocity. Also woman used as marriage partners for local lords, to INKANIZE the Inka people. - Inka provincial administration: - Leave local leaders in place - Marriage alliances - Standing army > military conquest - Quechua - lingua franca (common language) - Labor tax: mit’a, - Roads - main spine ran from Quito, Ecuador in north to Santiago, Chile in South - whole system of roads came off this (the umbilical cord) - chasqui: runners to deliver food and messages, army would use the roads to move around the empire - Tambos - rest and supply houses called “tambos” -Architecture - trapezoidal doors and niches with fine masonry - state installations easily recognized -Qhipu - knotted string recording system - mnemonic devices - control of information RISE OF THE AZTEC STATE: - Beginnings 1100 to 1200 AD? - A band from the North (poor people walking around landscape, get by by eating fly eggs and raw meat, not doing well) so they team up with the cities becoming mercenary - - After fall of teotihuacan 250 - AD - 700 or 800 AD - ]Then Tula, Toltec which falls 1100 AD - Aztlan - the white place. - All these groups share the same language - Nauatl - Xipe totec- spring ceremony associated with peeling of corn and seeding and germination of corn - Huitzilopochtli (bue hummingbird of the left) god of war - Founding of Tenochtitlan, eagle sitting on a cactus, this is where you will establish your city. - Tenochtitlan (very different than Cuzco, VERY URBAN, high population 100,000 people, market oriented, economic system very diff of the Inka, even tho based both on intensive agriculture systems, city in centre dominated by ritual complex **
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- Island was founded AD 1325, Mexico City, dont know much as a new city is now on top of it all! - Island connected to mainland, - Large markets in the city - Tenochtitlan Templo Mayor Project - 1978 Mexico city light + power, subway construction - 1= Cathedral - 2= Templo Mayor - Eduardo Matos Moctezuma led a 20 yr, massive excavation of Templo Mayor - Right in front of temple: Ballcourt, rubber balls associated with royalty, sacrifice, gambling, and consolidation of political power, earliest ballcourt 1800 BC,. major skull rack: Tzompantli - Tlacol- god of rain and fertility - Huilzilopochti: blue hummingbird on the left - Bottom of stairs at temple: COYOLXAUHQUI STONE - Sister of Huitzilopochtli - Conspired with her brothers and sisters to kill her pregnant mother (Coatlicue) - Snake skirt - Necklace of human hearts and hands - Coatepec: snake mountain? - Huitzilopochtli sprang from his mothers womb fully armed and killed his sister - Battle of sun and moon (time is more circular, no life and death, reborn... ) human sacrifices took place on temple, - Human sacrifice- obedience, instil fear - Flowery Wars: more ritual then conquest driven. Pre planned and pre determined, meet and go through battle, main purpose: testing eachother out, how strong each army was, also to get war captives for SACRFICE. Captured warriors or slaves main sacrificed people -Chinampas - floating “islands”, intensive agriculture; really rich + productive
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  • Fall '19
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