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Aztec Architecture __ "A few people may mistake the Mayas for Aztecs. They have many similarities. For example, the type of house they lived in, the foods they ate, and the way they built their buildings. However, there were actually some differences architecturally. In this section, we will explain how the Aztecs built their holy temples, houses, the Emperor's palace, as well as, a very religious temple." - illustrated - From Thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/10098/aztec.htm

Aztec architecture __ Very brief encyclopedic entry. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec_architecture 


 
Aztec Architecture __ A brief look at architecture and the city planning of Tenochtitlan, now Mexico City. - illustrated - From newton.uor.edu - http://newton.uor.edu/facultyfolder/rebecca_brown/old/arth100/empire/AIS/aztec/Architecture.htm 

aztec architecture and building __ "The ancient Aztec people greatly valued superior work and craftsmanship. This is reflected in their architecture and is most noticeable in their religious buildings." You will find vignettes of information ranging from urban planning to building materials. - illustrated - From Penn State University - http://www.courses.psu.edu/anth/anth008_cmg149/aztec.html

Aztec architecture - Definition of Aztec architecture ... __ Brief look. - From encyclopedia.com - http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O1-Aztecarchitecture.html

Aztec Temples __ "Aztec temples are known for their architecture and they take the shape of a pyramid."  A general overview. - From http://www.buzzle.com/articles/aztec-temples.html

Aztec Temples | Step Pyramids __ A general overview of Aztec pyramids.  Not too much in the way of architectural detail. - illustrated - From aztec-indians.com - http://www.aztec-indians.com/aztec-temples.html

How to Study Aztec Architecture __ "Studying ancient architecture is bound to fill a person with awe--especially such impressive and mysterious architecture as the Aztecs built. With a little planning, you can begin to unravel the mysteries of the Aztecs' impressive pyramids and ritual structures."  Learn the difference between Aztec and other types of Mesoamerican architecture. It takes you through all the steps. - From ehow.com - http://www.ehow.com/how_2046416_study-aztec-architecture.html 

Yautepec, an Aztec City in Mexico __ "This is the first set of urban Aztec houses excavated anywhere in central Mexico."  A detailed report. - illustrated - From asu.edu - http://www.public.asu.edu/~mesmith9/yaucity.html  


 

 

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