Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Mmw13 midterm 2 passages study play joseph khan china has an ancient mariner to tell you about zheng he bernal díaz the conquest of new spain no author the broken spears: the aztec account of the conquest of mexico bartolomeo de las casas the devastation of the indies. Document text the spaniards arrive in tenochtitlan motecuhzoma goes out to meet cortes the spaniards arrived in xoloco, near the entrance to tenochtitlan. The last name of the editor of the broken spears is león-portilla, not just “portilla” bernal díaz may be cited simply as “díaz” if you employ the fuller last name, “díaz del castillo,” it must be in that form, not “castillo.
Peter crofts has 145 books on goodreads, and is currently reading the conquest of new spain by bernal díaz del castillo, the broken spears: the aztec acc. The broken spears: the aztec account of the conquest of mexico is a book by miguel león-portilla, translating selections of nahuatl-language accounts of the spanish conquest of the aztec empire. Broken spears tells the aztec peoples' account of the spanish conquest of mexico hroughout history, the conquest has been told from the viewpoint of the conquistadors -- the spanish victors broken spears was the first book to tell the story of the conquest from the aztecs' perspective.
General discussion of the primary sources used in this project the spanish conquistador bernal díaz del castillo wrote his version of what he had witnessed during the conquest, the mexican historian miguel león-portilla, author of the broken spears:. The broken spears is the story of the conquest of mexico, as told by the conquered: the citizens of tenochtitlan and tlatelolco it's a beautiful book that reads something like an epic, with all the elements of tragedy, comedy and poetry. The broken spears 2007 revised edition: bernal diaz's book is an excellent companion study to compare the different perspectives of both primary parties involved the illustrations and the narrative are very elementary, an easy read with simple drawings to compliment the text the viewpoint, which is the aztecs is interesting and different.
Aztecs speak - an aztec account of the conquest of mexico posted in: the broken spears according to bernal diaz, himself a conquistador, at their first glimpses of tenochtitlan, the spaniards were awe struck they saw a city with canals, bridges, a fresh water supply, floating markets, towering temples and large paved plazas. Bernal diaz noted that after a muster of the new force cortés counted “over ninety-six horses and eighty crossbowmen, and as many musketeers”16 the reinforcements proved valuable, as the situation had deteriorated back at tenochtitlan. Broken spears by miquel leon-portilla essay current paper makes a critical overview of the spanish conquest of mexico in the context of miguel leon-portilla’s “the broken spears” - broken spears by miquel leon-portilla essay introduction the main argument of the paper is focused on the question of spanish assistance provided to the aztecs in order to change their lives for the better. Broken spears & bernal diaz two accounts: broken spears and bernal diaz in every historical event there tends to be conflicting sides, each member has their own point of view based on a plethora of statistics these statistics include but are not limited to, socio-economic classes, race, geographical boundaries, gender, etc. His works include the broken spears: the aztec account of the conquest of mexico not as detailed as the conquest of new spain by bernal diaz del castillo, who was also actually there published 9 months ago search customer reviews search set up an amazon giveaway.
Broken spears by miguel l portilla the conquest of new spain by bernal diaz 500 nations: the rise and fall of the aztecs (video) produced and directed by jack leustig. Buy the broken spears: the aztec account of the conquest of mexico 2nd edition by miguel leon-portilla (isbn: 9780807055007) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Kinberg, nicholas michael chakmakian ap world history 3 august 2015 chapter 21 outline americas/oceania 11/1519, spaniards entered tenochtitlan, capital of aztec empire spanish camefor gold after conquest of aztec, bernal diaz del castillo, soldier in spanish army, described tenochtitlan at hi pt city sat in lake texcoco, connected to land by 3 causeways, had canals to travel in imperial.
Bernal díaz was born in medina del campo, in spain, and biographers place his uncertain date of birth anywhere from 1492 to 1496 since his family, albeit of good reputation and possibly noble. An aztec account of the conquest of mexico preposterous the broken spears according to bernal diaz, himself a conquistador, at their first glimpses of tenochtitlan, the spaniards were awe struck they saw a city with canals, bridges, a fresh water supply, floating markets, towering temples and large paved plazas. History is written by the victors, and bernal diaz del castillo certainly falls into that category as a conquistador into new spain (mexico) under the command of henan cortez, bernal diaz had a front row seat to the invasion of mexico under emperor charles the 5th.
Excerpt from victors and vanquished bernal díaz from the true history of the conquest of new spain bernal díaz provides not only a description of the spanish entry to the city, the encounter between cortés and moctezuma, and the reception by the population, but also an account of the life of the mexica tlatoani and a great deal about his personality. The history of the conquest of new spain by bernal díaz del castillo edited by davíd carrasco than assume bernal díaz is an unbiased, objective witness to history material drawn from miguel león-portilla's the broken spears, for example, illustrates the indigenous perspective on defining events such as the massacre at cholula and. Running head: bernal diaz's subjugation of new spain and the broken spears bernal diaz’s subjugation of new spain and the broken spears student’s name. La noche triste (the night of sorrows, literally the sad night) on june 30, 1520, was an important event during the spanish conquest of mexico, wherein hernán cortés and his invading army of spanish conquistadors and native allies were driven out of the mexican capital at tenochtitlan following the death of the aztec king moctezuma ii.