A comprehensive presentation of Mexico’s history including timelines, famous people, ancient history, modern history, the peoples of Mexico, ethnic origins, Indigenous Mexico (Mayan, Huichol, Tarahumara) Mexico’s historical traditions and many other articles of significance to the Mexicophile.
The History of Mexico:
- The Time-Line View: from 3500 B.C. to the present day.
- This view is fully integrated allowing the reader to jump back and forth between time periods, events and people as their interest leads them.
- The Historical Person View.
- A chronological listing of important people in the evolution and development of Mexico.
- The Listing of Leaders and Presidents of Mexico View
- Another chronological listing, of the Leaders and Presidents of Mexico
- The Mexican Revolution.
- A summary of this crucial period of Mexico’s history with links to more articles.
- This Month in Mexico’s History
- A month-by-month chronological listing of major events from Mexico’s history.
The Ancient History (often referred to as ‘Myths’) of Mexico:
- Mexican History – Perspectives
- A Series by Dr. Ronald A. Barnett
- Mythology and Legends of the Nahua People
- Part 1: “The Creation of the Universe”
- Part 2: “Legend of the Fifth Sun”
- Part 3: “Creation of the Fifth Sun at Teotihuacan”
- Mexica/Aztec Calendar Systems – Dale Hoyt Palfrey
- Mysteries of the Fifth sun – Dale Hoyt Palfrey
- Image of the Sun-Stone
- Star Snake (Citlalcoatl – Aztec)
This Month in Mexico:
- June Junio
- The Huichol Resource page- Culture, Symbols and Art – A complete section exploring this vanishing native people of Mexico.
- The Maya Resource page – Complete section – their history, cities and civilization. In English & Español.
- Exvotos – folk art and expressions of faith In Mexico
- Ethnic Origins – Resource page
- Fiestas!. . . el castillo
- Quinceañera – That magical 15th birthday!
- Lent or Cuaresma – English – Español
- Easter in Mexico – Semana Santa – Resource page
- Holy Week & Easter (English) – (Español) Semana Santa y Pascua
- Pascua/Semana Santa – Easter Holy Week in Mexico
- Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)
- La Danza del Sol – The Dance of the Sun
- “El Grito” – September 15 or September 16?
- Fiesta de Cristo Rey – Patamban, Michoacán (Sunday before November 2)
- Murder in Mexico: An English Family During the Revolution
- Cockfighting – Chicken Soup for the Soul
- Bullfighting in Mexico – the conquest of fear – Latino style