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Aztec antichrist: performing the apocalypse in early colonial Mexico




Leeming, Ben, author
University Press of Colorado, Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, publisher

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In Aztec Antichrist, Ben Leeming presents a transcription, translation, and study of two Nahuatl Antichrist plays that are likely the earliest surviving presentations of the Antichrist legend in the Americas, and possibly the earliest surviving play scripts in the whole of the New World in any language.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Nahuatl drama -- 16th century -- History and criticism
Nahuatl drama -- 16th century -- Translations into English
Antichrist -- Drama
Indigenous peoples -- Religious life -- Mexico
Indians of Mexico -- Religion
Syncretism (Religion)


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