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Mexico life style
One for secondary priests
Small towns. The Name Mitla is derived from the Nahuatl word "Mictlan"
an early Spanish explorer named Canseco visited Monte Alban and said that the interior chamber of the Hall of Columns was the residence of the High Priest who was "like our Pope". And the Spanish Chronicler
and the noble dead were laid to rest.
and the noble dead were laid to rest. real Mexico
and this period of growth corresponds with the end of Zapotecan rule over the area and the beginning of Mixtec rule with its center of power based in Mitla...Political Power in Mitla followed the same theocratic structure as Monte Alban. In 1580
but the structural remains of the city itself have dates ranging between 200 AD and 900 AD...The Structural remains of the city correspond with the height of Zapotecan rule over the region from Monte Alban (500 BC to 800 AD). It must be noted
gives us a glimpse back into the past. To a time when the walls with long panels of geometric mosaics made of polished stone and pieced together without mortar stood out against a brilliant red background. A time when the codex style writing which covered the walls of the palaces were bright and new. When priests were trained here
it is called "Lyobaa"
one for military officers
or precincts: One for the Zapotecan High Priest
said that Mitla was once the residence of the Zapotec High Priest who was so powerful that the King Zaashila bowed to his wishes and commands. He went on to say that the High Priest ruled from his Jaguar covered throne - even the King
that Mitla experienced its greatest growth between 750 AD and 1521 AD
took a lower seat...The ancient city of Mitla was made up of 5 main palaces
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what is left of Mitla
when in his presence
which means "Burial Place". The nam
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