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Mexico and its Religion

With Incidents of Travel in That Country During Parts of the Years 1851-52-53-54, and Historical Notices of Events Connected With Places Visited

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Published: 1855
Language: English
Wordcount: 123,649 / 365 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.7
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 482
Added to site: 2007.05.15
mnybks.net#: 16945
Genres: Religion, History
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e eight Months that Cortéz held Montezuma.--What happened for the next ten Months.--The Siege of Mexico by Cortéz.--Aztecs conquered by Famine and Thirst.--Heroes on Paper and Victories without Bloodshed.--Cortéz and Morgan 242

CHAPTER XXIII.

The new City of Mexico.--The Discoveries of Gold.--Ruins at Mexico.--The Monks, and what Cortéz gained by his Piety.--The City of Mexico again rebuilt.--The City under Ravillagigedo.--The National Palace.--The Cathedral.--A whole Museum turned Saints.--All kneel together.--The San Carlos Academy of Arts.--Reign of Carlos III.--The Mineria 259

CHAPTER XXIV.

The National Museum.--Marianna and Cortéz.--The small Value of this Collection.--The Botanic Garden.--The Market of Santa Anna.--The Acordada Prison.--The unfortunate Prisoner.--The Causes of that Night of Terror.--The Sack

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