On the lips of others : Moteuczoma's fame in Aztec monuments and rituals / Patrick Thomas Hajovsky.

An interdisciplinary study investigating how the name and portrait of Moteuczoma (a.k.a. Moctezuma/Montezuma) II were represented in Aztec monuments and colonial manuscripts and how the concept of fame operated in the Aztec world.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hajovsky, Patrick Thomas, 1970- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The two Moteuczomas
  • Fame and transformation
  • The royal icon
  • Resonances of the speech glyph
  • Visibility and invisibility of the name glyph
  • Absence and presence of body
  • The Chapultepec portrait
  • Colonial reflections on Aztec portraiture
  • Conclusion.