Posts Tagged: Pre-columbian

Metallurgy in pre-columbian Central Mexico

28 October 2016

If dazzling jewelry was your weakness, then you might have found it hard to pass through a marketplace or workshop areas of Tenochtitlan or any other major Mesoamerican altepetl/city-state without spending much of your hard earned goods or local currency – cocoa beans and cotton... Read More

The New World has never been discovered

27 July 2011

The discovery of the New World, which was fortunate for some and very unfortunate for the others, had never happened on this small piece of the internet territory. On the Oct. 12, 1492, the lookout of the caravel Pinta, Rodrigo de Triana, napped on, dreaming... Read More

North America before the in/famous discovery – the terra incognita of historical fiction.

24 July 2011

The third largest continent on our globe seems to be slightly overlooked, by historical fiction most of all. Was anything happening on those vast, diverse lands before the 15th century? The logic says – yeah, probably, something has to be going on over there. They... Read More