Hernan Cortes

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First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

MARTIN KIDSTON: Archaeology program digging in and on the move

A recent article in Archaeology magazine remembers the day Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés and 400 of his men marched into the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan and witnessed the strange doings of the Aztecs.The year was 1519 and the streets were packed ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Just dropping by ... ‘Burn the boats’

Back in the ancient days of my youth, when I thought the answer to most of my problems would be a couple million dollars, I heard a motivational speaker tell the story of Hernán Cortés.In 1514, Hernán Cortés, with about 600 Spaniards, 16 or so horses ... [Published Progressive Dairy - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

How 3 X's Put Mexico's Cozumel Island on the Map

The first "X": You don't run across many islands with their own goddess. One is Cyprus, the home of the Greek love goddess Aphrodite. Another is Cozumel, a spot on the Mexican Caribbean where the Maya goddess Ixchel doled out love, fertility and lots ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Salvación throws anniversary bash

Local heavy metal band Salvación is celebrating five years of sword and tequila with a birthday show at Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern on Saturday night. They’ll play music from this year’s release, the concept album “ God, Gold and Glory ” as well as putting ... [Published Star News Online - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Pope Takes a Stand on Abuse, Finances

As anyone who paid attention in history class knows, when Spanishexplorer Hernan Cortes landed in what is now Mexico in 1519, hepromptly scuttled his ships, thereby leaving his men no choice butto press on in conquest of the Aztec empire. For centuries, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Take the Super Quiz

Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.MEXICO(e.g., What is the country's official name? Answer: United Mexican States.)Freshman leve ... [Published Times Union - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Your Calendar: National Chocolate Day Coming Right Up!

If you’re looking for any excuse to indulge in chocolate without feeling post-pleasure guilt: you’re in luck! July 7 th is National Chocolate Day and studies show this sweet indulgence is loaded with flavonoids and anti-oxidants known to open clogged ... [Published Vibrant Nation - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Taking fitness to the next level

Share this:The desire to be fit is no longer just a fad. Because the mounting stress from today’s harried lifestyle can no longer be ignored, many establishments are seeing the importance of putting up on-site fitness centers as an incentive for their ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Wednesday, July 9

Today is , the 190th day of 2014. There are 175 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1519 - Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes lands in Mexico, founds the town of Veracruz and begins conquering the surrounding land.1540 - Marriage ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

A Gnostic Vision of the Conquest: A Review of Graham Hancock's War God

[Before you read this book review, know that I not only intend to offer my opinion on the novel, but also explore the historical events of the Mexican Conquest in some depth. If you are a complete neophyte in the topic & want to enjoy Graham's War God ... [Published Daily Grail - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Take Me to Sanborns: Swiss Enchiladas and Race in Mexico City

In the first chapter of D.H. Lawrence's unfinished novel, The Plumed Serpent , an Irishwoman named Kate has a terrible experience at a Mexico City bullfight. The book is set during the Mexican revolution. Kate is overwhelmed by the sights and sounds in ... [Published Gawker - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

5Bello: The gods that failed

LEAVE aside Gabriel García Márquez, and no writer has done more to shape the mental image that both locals and outsiders have of Latin America than Eduardo Galeano. In 1971 the then journalist published “Open Veins of Latin America”, a scorching tirade ... [Published The Economist - Jun 21 2014]

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MARTIN KIDSTON: Archaeology program digging in ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jul 20 2014]
Just dropping by ... ‘Burn the boats’ [Published Progressive Dairy - Jul 18 2014]
How 3 X's Put Mexico's Cozumel Island on the Map [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Salvación throws anniversary bash [Published Star News Online - Jul 15 2014]
The Pope Takes a Stand on Abuse, Finances [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 14 2014]
Take the Super Quiz [Published Times Union - Jul 08 2014]
Mark Your Calendar: National Chocolate Day Comi... [Published Vibrant Nation - Jul 07 2014]
Taking fitness to the next level [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 07 2014]
Wednesday, July 9 [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 02 2014]
A Gnostic Vision of the Conquest: A Review of G... [Published Daily Grail - Jul 02 2014]
Today in History - 30th of June [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Jun 30 2014]
Kuronuma continues life’s symphony in Japan [Published Japan Times - Jun 24 2014]
Take Me to Sanborns: Swiss Enchiladas and Race ... [Published Gawker - Jun 23 2014]
5Bello: The gods that failed [Published The Economist - Jun 21 2014]
Finix Corp: Taking fitness to the next level [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 24 2014]
LA PAZ, Mexico — They're nomads, sailing freely... [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Mar 22 2014]
‘Swinging for the fences’: 3 ways to tell if yo... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Mar 12 2014]
World Protests 2006-13: Where? How big? About w... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Feb 24 2014]
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‘Swinging for the fences’: 3 ways to tell if yo... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Mar 12 2014]
Companies could learn much about innovation from the Spanish general, Hernan Cortes.  In 1518, Cortes was instructed to sail to Mexico and overthrow the Aztec empire. According to the story, he proceeded to scuttle his boats after putting down a mutiny ...
World Protests 2006-13: Where? How big? About w... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Feb 24 2014]
Following on from last week’s food riots post , some wider context. The news is full of protests (Kiev, Caracas, Cairo), but to what extent is it really ‘all kicking off everywhere’ as Paul Mason claims? Just come across a pretty crude, but thought-provoking paper ...
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