Tres Cuentos Podcast

22 - Pre Columbian Narratives - The Five Suns - Nahua - Mesoamerica

December 14, 2019 Season 8 Episode 1
Tres Cuentos Podcast
22 - Pre Columbian Narratives - The Five Suns - Nahua - Mesoamerica
Chapters
00:00:00
A poem by Nezahualcoyotl
00:01:16
Introduction
00:03:27
The story begins
00:12:57
Let's talk about the story
00:38:45
The Story of how Quetzalcoatl brings forth the bones
Tres Cuentos Podcast
22 - Pre Columbian Narratives - The Five Suns - Nahua - Mesoamerica
Dec 14, 2019 Season 8 Episode 1
Carolina Quiroga-Stultz
In this episode we tell the story of The Five Suns and show how this "myth" is a historical account of the Nahua tribes.
Show Notes Chapter Markers

The Aztec world, as well as other Mesoamerican cultures, was created in several attempts. Each time the gods disagreed on a detail and restarted the world again. In the afterword we dive into the theories associated to the meaning of this creation myth and how it seems to be a more historical account than a mere story.

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A poem by Nezahualcoyotl
Introduction
The story begins
Let's talk about the story
The Story of how Quetzalcoatl brings forth the bones
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