Who Built Teotihuacan?

To this day the origins of Teotihuacan remain a mystery. Modern archeologists and historians alike are not certain who founded the city. It is agreed that around the year 300 BC, groups of indigenous peoples began forming urban centers in the southeastern area of Mesoamerica. The largest among these urban city centers was Teotihuacan. Although…

Pyramid of the Sun: Part I

Recognized as the largest pyramid in the city of Teotihuacan, The Pyramid of the Sun was an important religious monument for Aztec mysticism and religious traditionalism. The Pyramid of the Sun was build by the Aztec civilization in two specific stages, the second stage resulting in the creation of a structure 738 feet wide and…

Why Teotihuacan?

Located in the valley of Mexico, the city of Teotihuacan was one of the most architecturally advanced cities in Mesoamerica.¬†Naturally the question¬†arises why study Teotihuacan, and what justifies such a city to be considered a region of historical significance? To answer these questions we must examine the vast and nuanced history of Teotihuacan and analyze…