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eBook The Comet of Doom: A Thrilling Tale from the Time of Moctezuma ePub

by Karen Wallace

  • ISBN: 1408114984
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  • Author: Karen Wallace
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: A & C Black Children's (2009)
  • ePub book: 1953 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1591 kb
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One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city. The Great Emperor Montezuma commands Chantico's uncle, the soothsayer, Ahcambal, to explain the meaning of it. When Ahcambal cannot come up with an answer, he is thrown into prison to be executed. What can Chantico do to save his uncle? Luckily, Chantico is not an ordinary boy - he has the gift of second sight. He uses his own skills to come up with a cunning plan to save his Uncle. But can he do it in time? Read on the Scribd mobile app.

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One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city. When Ahcambal cannot come up with an answer, he is thrown into prison to be executed

One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city. What can Chantico do to save his uncle? Luckily, Chantico is not an ordinary boy – he has the gift of second sight. But can he do it in time? Kids Adventures & Detectives.

A Thrilling Tale from the Time of Moctezuma. Karen Wallace has written hundreds of books for children of all ages. by Karen Wallace Author · Helen Flook Illustrator. Karen Wallace has written hundreds of books for children of all ages More about Karen Wallace.

Moctezuma II of Mexico is distressed to see an omen in his sk. This view of comets as congealed sin ignited by the Wrath of Heaven shows how many steps backward had been taken since the time of Aristotle (to whom Celichius is clearly indebted)

Moctezuma II of Mexico is distressed to see an omen in his sky. When Hernán Cortés appeared in 1519, Moctezuma regarded his arrival as the fulfillment of dire cometary prophecy. This image, from Los Tlacuilos de Fray Diego Durán (México, Cartón y Papel de México, 1975), was painted sixty years afterwards. This view of comets as congealed sin ignited by the Wrath of Heaven shows how many steps backward had been taken since the time of Aristotle (to whom Celichius is clearly indebted). A retort was provided by Andreas Dudith in the following year: If comets were caused by the sins of mortals, they would never be absent from the sky.

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Before people had telescopes, comets were frightening objects of awe and wonder that seemed to appear out of nowhere, blazed brightly in the sky, then vanished as quickly as they came. For thousands (and perhaps tens of thousands) of years, they were seen as bad omens, and pronounced the deaths of kings or the coming of a horrible disaster.

Isabel Moctezuma was the daughter and legitimate heir of Moctezuma I. He then went on to state in his speech that they should retreat

Isabel Moctezuma was the daughter and legitimate heir of Moctezuma II. Her mother was Teotlalco who was also Moctezuma's principal wife. After her father's death, Isabel married her uncle, Cuitláhuac, who then became ruler. Cuitláhuac was Emperor for only 80 days because he died of smallpox. News of Strangers Landing on the Coast. He then went on to state in his speech that they should retreat. The story goes that people then proceeded to throw rocks and darts at him which might have caused him to die soon after.

One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city. The great emperor montezuma commands chantico's uncle, the soothsayer, ahcambal, to explain the meaning of it. When ahcambal cannot come up with an answer, he is thrown into prison to be executed. What can chantico do to save his uncle? luckily, chantico is not an ordinary boy - he has the gift of second sight. He uses his own skills to come up with a cunning plan to save his uncle. But can he do it in time?