Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan (HM2F3V)

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N 19° 41.599', W 98° 50.855'

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tlatlaca tlen catca ic huitztlampa tlamayan in Mexico, yawe compic mictlampa ipan in hueyi atl Tetzcoco; ihuan ohquion occepa motlayetlalia in ichàchan tlaca ihuan occepa
mochihua yacuic altepetlacà tlen cuali omotecpanti ipan in tle itoca Mesoamérica. Ipan in queman catca ihueyiliz in altepeti (450-650 d.C.), inin mozohuaya ipan 23 km2 tlalli, ihuan ica in 175,000
altepehuaque. Ipan ihueyiliz in altepechane, ipan ihueyiliz in tlatequipanoliztli ihuan in quenin
omocecetilique in tequitl, mocho inin monequiaya tleka ohquion cuali catca in altepehuaque, ihuan ohquion omocecetilique in tlatlaca, ihuan mochi omocecetilique ica intequiliz teotlamatiliztli. In tlanahuatiliztli mochihuaya ipan in teotlachihualiztli, ininque altepetlaca moteonahuatiaya, ihuan inin teotlanahuatiliztli amo zan catca ipan in tlamayan Teotihuacan, mochi inin omoxinachhui ipan occequi tlamayantin tlen catca ipan in hueyi tlamayan in Mexico.
Ic cuac quinye pehuaya in altepetl Teotihuacan, omotlatecpan in mihcaotli ihuan mochi omochiuhque in tonatiuh teocalli ihuan in metztli teocalli, ihuan zatepan, in quetzalcoatl teocalli. In teocaltin ihuan in caltecpantin tlen quitzacuilia in mihcaòtli, ompic mochihuaya onozo motlaliaya in teotlatecpaniliztli
ihuan in teotlanahuatiliztli. Ihuan in caltepechantin quiyehualohuaya in yolotetlamachiliztli. Ipan mochi in altepetl cuali mohta miyac tlatecpantin, tleca ohquion, ohuex in altepetl tleca motlatetecpantiaya ipan chinahui tlen itoca siglos. Ihuan ohquion, cuali mohta in quenin motetecpaniaya in teotlamachiliztli, ihuan ohuion àci cuac oyecauh ipan in xihuitl 700-750 d.C.
Zatepan, cuac oquicauhtehuaque in altepetl ihuan cuac huacico in caltitlaca, miyac tlaca, in quenin in Toltecatlaca ihuan mochi in. Aztecatlaca, ipan cuac ayamo àcia nican in caxtiltlaca, tlen itoca Epoca Prehispánica, quimomalhuiya in quenin ce teoaltepetl. Cuali mochàchantiaya ipan in cuali canin quiyahualohuaya, onozo occepa mochachantiaya in canin catcà in chantin ihuan in tlatocatlallin ompa canin catca in ameyaltin.
English:TeotihuacanAround 2400 years ago, the Valley of Teotihuacan was occupied by various rural communities with a population of approximately 5,000 inhabitants within an area covering 2.5-3.7 sq. mi.Toward 200 B.C., part of the population from the Southern Basin of Mexico, immigrates to the north of Lake Texcoco. This resulted in a reorganization of the settlements and a new population center
was formed in the Valley. In this way, the first planned urban settlement in Mesoamerica was born.
During the following phases of the development of the City, a sophisticated level of urbanization was reached as demonstrated by an urban plan with streets and blocks, dominated by two large perpendicular roadways running through them: the Avenue of the Dead and the East-West Avenue. Likewise, the urban planning was evidenced by drainage and a sewage system in the residential units, buildings and public plazas as well as by an official architectural style characterized as the talud-tablero (slope-panel). As its peak, the city occupied an area of approximately 14.3 sq. mi., with a population of 175,000 inhabitants. The demographic
increase, the economic development and the high level of specialization required to satisfy the needs of the population, generated great social differences, as well as an important expansion in the arts and sciences. The principal element of the government was religion; it dealt with a theocratic society with controlled not only the Valley of Teotihuacan, but the neighboring valleys of the Basin of Mexico as well. Throughout the city different levels of construction can be appreciated, which demonstrate how the city grew on top of itself during nine centuries. In this way, one can observe the superimposed buildings which correspond to different stages in the development of the Teotihuacan Culture, until its fall around
700-750 A.D. After the city was abandoned and until the arrival of the Spanish, various cultural groups, such as the Toltecs and the Aztecs respected it as a Sacred City. Settlements established themselves
on the outskirts, reoccupying the residential zones and the spring fed agricultural areas. Welcome to Teotihuacan: "The place where men become gods".Caption:The area of the site open to the public is only a small portion of what was once the great city.
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HM NumberHM2F3V
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Placed ByInstituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH)
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Date Added Sunday, March 24th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 515974 N 2177551
Decimal Degrees19.69331667, -98.84758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 41.599', W 98° 50.855'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 41' 35.94" N, 98° 50' 51.3" W
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