Aztec and Mayan Religious Practices

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Aztec and Mayan Religious Practices Thesis Statement: Aztec and Mayan religious practices were unique and sometimes barbaric. From daily rituals to elaborate ceremonies dedicated to the worship of deities the Aztec and Maya were ensconced in their religion. I. Religion of the Aztecs A. Deities that were Worshiped B. Structures Built towards Devotion C. Calendar Based on Worship D. Distinctive Ceremonies II. Religion of the Maya A. Deities that were Worshiped B. Distinctive Religious Practices …

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…and superstitions get in the way. Although the Spanish had a distinct advantage over the Aztecs this advantage was overshadowed by the religious zeal their society portrayed. These two societies were a very worth while subject to study. Not only did I learn a large amount about ancient civilizations of Central America, but I learned that religion had more of an importance then as opposed to how much of an importance as it has today.