History Of The Aztec Calendar

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The Aztec Calendar was carved in 1479. The Calendar was dedicated to the sun god. It is 3 feet thick, is about 12 feet across, and weighs almost 25 tones. The Aztec Calendar is a reflection of the Aztecs Pharisaical understanding of time and space. The Aztecs, along with many of societies’ at this time believed that time went in cycles. Now, the Calendar consists of more than just one wheel rather it is a combination of two wheels. The first Calendar is known to the Aztecs as Xiuhpohualli. The second being Tonalpohualli. Today I will be expanding on so of the known surrounding the Aztec calendar.
The Aztec calendar played a big role in the complex system of religious beliefs and ceremonies that consisted of ritualized warfare and human sacrifice

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