The Social Dialogue of Teotihuacan

Discussing the past and current relevance of Teotihuacan, we must further explore the memory of Teotihuacan and the modern perception of the society that occupied this city and region. It is recognized that the inhabitants of Teotihuacan possessed a great knowledge of mathematics and science, leading to their ability to create such advanced architectural sites. Yet…

The Mathematics and Science Behind Teotihuacan’s Architecture

Analyzing the relevance of Teotihuacan as a historical site, it is important to consider  the cities religious Architecture and the effects that such architecture has on our current understanding of mesoamerican society and culture. One of the most fascinating aspects of Teotihuacan is the manner in which the city was built and the technology utilized….

Temple of the Sun:Part II

As mentioned before, the Temple of the Sun was a bastion of religious activity within indigenous and Mesoamerican societies. During Aztec rule, Teotihuacan and the Temple of the Sun became a site of holy pilgrimage and religious sacrifice. Yet we must ask ourselves why is the Temple of the Sun and the overall religious architecture…