Ritual Decapitation in Mesoamerica

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Baudiš, Adam;
  • Subject: religions of precolumbian America; Maya; Mezoamerika; Mesoamerica; Mayové; ritual violence; náboženství předkolumbovské Ameriky; dekapitace; Aztecs; decapitation; rituální násilí; Aztékové

This master's thesis deals with sacrifice by decapitation. Its goal is to describe systematicaly this phenomenon which was widely practiced in the Mesoamerican area. To accomplish this there were firstly introduced the main interpretation lines of human sacrifice. The i... View more
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