TWO HISTORICAL PLAZAS: IN MEXICO AND IN PERU

Today, the populations of Mexico and Peru are results of meetings between Indians and Spaniards; in most, genes originate from them, and then there are genes caused by Africans, Danes, Frenchmen, Italians, Japanese, Chinese, Lebanese, Russians, Germans and others who sailed or were sailed to America. This cultural mixture has at the Tlatelolco, where the…

TO HISTORISKE PLADSER: I MEXICO OG I PERU

I dag er Mexicos og Perus befolkninger resultater af møder mellem indianere og spaniere; i de fleste stammer gener fra dem, og så er der gener der skyldes afrikanere, danskere, franskmænd, italienere, japanere, kinesere, libanesere, russere, tyskere samt andre der sejlede eller blev sejlet til Amerika. Denne kulturblanding har på Tlatelolcoen, hvor aztekernes sidste tlatoani,…

MEXICO: TREMENDOUSLY TENOCHTITLÁN DESTROYED

Already in 1520, after Cortés had been welcomed by Moctezuma and had taken him hostage, he wrote to King Carlos how many tremendously beautiful temples there were in Tenochtitlán. Amongst these mosques, there is one principal one, and no human tongue is able to describe its greatness and details, because it is so large that…

MEXICO: DET UMÅDELIGT SMUKKE TENOCHTITLÁN ØDELAGT

Allerede i 1520, efter Cortés var blevet budt velkommen af Moctezuma og havde taget ham som gidsel, skrev han til kong Carlos hvor mange umådeligt smukke templer verdensbyen Tenochtitlán rummede. Blandt disse templer er der et hovedtempel, som ingen menneskelig tunge er i stand til at beskrive storheden og ornamenteringen af, for det er så…

MEXICO: CUAUHTÉMOC MEETS CORTÉS

In his letter to King Carlos, Cortés wrote that he had let Tlatoani Cuauhtémoc know that he was waiting for his arrival, but apparently the Tlatoani had decided not to come. The answer of the Tlatoani was that he did not want anything but death. Cortés also wrote that he had promised some Aztec chiefs…

MEXICO: CUAUHTÉMOC MØDER CORTÉS

I sit brev til kong Carlos skrev Cortés at han havde ladet tlatoani Cuauhtémoc meddele, at han afventede dennes ankomst, men tilsyneladende havde tlatoanien besluttet ikke at komme. Tlatoaniens svar lød at han ikke ønskede andet end døden. Cortés skrev også at han havde lovet nogle aztekiske høvdinge, at han ikke ville skade Cuauhtémoc, at…

TWO HISTORICAL PLAZAS: IN MEXICO AND IN PERU

In the final comparisons in my two-piece work The World According to Aztecs and Incas: MYTHS AND STORIES OF MEXICO AND PERU I write (pages 488-489 in Volume 2): ***** Today, the populations of Mexico and Peru are results of meetings between Indians and Spaniards; in most, genes originate from them, and then there are…

TO HISTORISKE PLADSER: I MEXICO OG I PERU

I slutningen af det tobindsværk om aztekere og inkaer, som netop er udkommet, skriver jeg om to pladser: en i Mexico og en i Peru. (siderne. 490-491 i bind 2): ***** I dag er Mexicos og Perus befolkninger resultater af møder mellem indianere og spaniere; i de fleste stammer gener fra dem, og så er…