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The Natural History of the Soul in Ancient Mexico

 
 
 
 
The Natural History of the Soul in Ancient Mexico
Author: Jill Leslie McKeever Furst
ISBN 13: 9780300072600
ISBN 10: 300072600
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 1997-09-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 242
List Price: $26.00
 
 

This illustrated book explores basic Precolumbian beliefs about the soul among ancient Meso-american peoples. It focuses on the Central mexican Aztecs - called the Mexica - who believed in multiple souls that animated the body, gave humans their shared and individual characteristics, and survived the body after death.