Teotihuacan (4th century)

Teotihuacan (4th century)

Majestic even in its ruins, this city was the largest and most populous settlement in the pre-Columbian Americas.

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Keywords

négyoldalú gúla, Teotihuacan, Columbus, Mexico, Basin of Mexico, Valley of Mexico, America, Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon, New World, pyramid, Feathered Serpent, sanctuary, culture, indigenous people, conquistador, civilisation, Aztec, church, architecture, native, necropolis, religion, Avenue of the Dead, capital city, 4th century AD, city, history, antiquity

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Questions

  • On the territory of which present-day country is Teotihuacan located?
  • Who named the city Teotihuacan?
  • Which building was not situated in Teotihuacan?
  • What was the population of Teotihuacan at its peak?
  • What was the area of Teotihuacan at its peak?
  • In honour of which god was a temple built in both Tenochtitlan and Teotihuacan?
  • Which people did not build notable pyramids?
  • What type of buildings have not been found during the excavations in Teotihuacan?
  • Which one was probably the tallest structure in Teotihuacan?
  • Between which structures does the reconstructed section of the Avenue of the Dead stretch?
  • Is it true that human sacrifices were also offered to the gods in Teotihuacan?
  • What animals were not sacrificed by the inhabitants of Teotihuacan (according to archaeological findings)?
  • How long is the reconstructed section of the Avenue of the Dead?
  • How wide (on average) is the excavated section of the Avenue of the Dead?
  • How tall is the Pyramid of the Moon at present?
  • How tall is the Pyramid of the Sun at present?
  • What is the approximate volume of the Pyramid of the Sun?
  • Which of these is a red volcanic rock that is also mined around Teotihuacan?
  • What colour is the tezontle rock that was used for building some of the structures in Teotihuacan?
  • What is the most common representation of Quetzalcoatl?
  • Which of these buildings was located ​​the Citadel of Teotihuacan?
  • What does the name of the city in the Nahuatl language?
  • Approximately how long are the sides of the base of the Pyramid of the Sun?
  • Is it true that in the first half of the first millennium Teotihuacan was probably the largest and the most populous city in the Americas?
  • Which of these statements is true for the city of Teotihuacan?
  • Which Maya god is related to Quetzalcoatl of the Aztec mythology?
  • In honour of which deity was the Pyramid of the Moon built?
  • Approximately what is the orientation of the Avenue of the Dead?

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