The true history of the conquest of New Spain
Printed for the Hakluyt society • London • Published In 1910 • Pages: xvi, 152
By: Díaz del Castillo, Bernal, García, Genaro, Maudslay, Alfred Percival.
AbstractThis portion of an account of Cortez’s conquest of the Aztec Empire by one of his soldiers covers events from the arrival of the expedition in the Tlaxcalan city of Cholula to the extraction of tribute and defiant building of a Christian altar in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan (Mexico) where the emperor Montezuma was held captive. It includes observations on the cultures of the rival Nahua groups.
- HRAF PubDate
- Middle America and the Caribbean
- Sub Region
- Central Mexico
- Document Type
- book chapter
- James Leary ; 1958
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- Puebla and State of Mexico, Mexico
- by Bernal Díaz del Castillo , one of its conquerors ; edited and published in Mexico by Genaro García ; Translated into English, with introduction and notes, by Alfred Percival Maudslay
- Uniform Title: Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España
- 'From the only exact copy made of the original manuscript'
- 'Bibliography of Mexico': v. 1, p. -368
- Omitted from the file: pages 152-343