1. a member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica
  1. of or relating to the people of Mesoamerica or their languages or cultures
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How To Use Mesoamerican In A Sentence

  • The history of western commentaries on ancient Mesoamerican objects is full of extravagant claims made on the basis of such meaningless formal convergences.
  • Large urban populations also entailed increasing social complexity, creating inequalities of wealth and access to basic resources. 6 Temporal trends in precontact Central Mexico, with its long history as the center of Mesoamerican civilization, seem to support this hypothesis. Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico
  • Cruise ships, already sailing the seas of the Mesoamerican Reef more than ever before, are gaining in size and frequency.
  • Both the Mesoamerican and Christian pantheon of gods and saints, mirrors of contemporary anxieties, were created to appeal for divine succor from a vast assortment of afflictions. Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico
  • In New Spain, the two major works of this sort, Francisco Hernández's Historia Natural de la Nueva España and Martín de la Cruz's Badianus Codex, stand alongside Fray Bernardino de Sahagun's encyclopedic work on preconquest life as the major sources on Mesoamerican medicine. 4 The shortcomings of these texts as historical records — for example, the way the authors filtered native medicine through their own European medical concepts, or the way in which Sahagún cleansed much of his informants 'information of its supernatural content — have already been discussed extensively by the many scholars who have used them. Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico
  • They represent part of a conscious celebration of Mesoamerican aesthetics shared with the muralists and other artists working in post-revolutionary Mexico on a nationalist project.
  • With over 4,000 pages and 2,400 images, it is a dialogue between Aztec and European cultures, with illustrations combining Mesoamerican colors and forms with Renaissance shading and contrapposto poses. Maite Gomez-Rejon: Cooking Art History: The Aztecs
  • They enjoyed abundant mineral wealth, stunning yields of maize and cacao, as well as strong and enduring ties to the Mesoamerican nobilities of Oaxaca and central Mexico.
  • It is a widely accepted fact amongst Mesoamerican historians that the Aztecs were the bloodthirstiest of all civilizations of the region. Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Thursday
  • Both Spanish and Mesoamerican medicine used the Hot-Cold dichotomy in precontact and colonial times to diagnose and treat illnesses, so it is difficult to untangle the origins of these folk practices today. 7 As we will see in this study, however, the humoral medicine that Europeans brought to the New World provided a logical and simple framework on which both indigenous and popular Spanish curing practices could be hung. Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico
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