History · Nonfiction

Nezahualcoyotl: History and Historiography

This is adapted from my Spanish Conquest research paper. It describes Nezahualcoyotl, one of the most fascinating historical characters I’ve encountered, and also embraces the historiography of his life in modern times. I’ve changed the language, targeted it to general readers instead of to a specialist in Latin American history, added some fun facts, and…… Continue reading Nezahualcoyotl: History and Historiography

History · TV & Movies

Review: The Feathered Serpent

The Feathered Serpent was a two-season British TV show that originally aired in 1976. It’s a political intrigue story set in Aztec Mexico and starring the brilliant Patrick Troughton as Nasca, the evil high priest of a new, bloody religion. In contrast, the Aztec emperor favors peace, an alliance with a rich and cultured tribe, and…… Continue reading Review: The Feathered Serpent