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REL 121 World Religions: Aztec

This guide is provide resources for study of Aztec, Baltic, Canaanite, Hittite, Inca, Mongol and Sumerian civilizations.

Using Power Search : Hands-on Instructions

Power Search

Articles, books, films, and more...

Enter your topic to find additional articles, books, films, etc.  If you are doing this from a computer that is not connected to the Edison network, you will then need to click  at the top of the page, and log in by selecting Edison State Community College as your Institution, and entering your name and library card number (located on the back of your Edison Student ID). 

Enter the words Aztec religion or Aztec mythology or Aztec history into the Power Search. You may also search for Inca deities by name. Use the Refine Results column on the left side of the page to narrow the results. 

You will need to carefully look through your results to make sure that the article/resource is relevant!

Click on a "Full Text" link to display the article/resource. Click on the article/resource Title to get an abstract (description) of the article/resource, and then click the "Cite" link to find your MLA  or APA Citation.

Edison Catalog

Use this search box to find books and other materials at the Edison Library.

OhioLINK Catalog

Use this search box to expand your search and find books and other materials at the 80+ college and university libraries in Ohio - delivered free to the Edison Library!

OhioLINK Digital Media Center

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center


Open these books by right-clicking the title and opening in a new tab or a new box. Enter your name and barcode when requested.

 The Aztecs: New Perspectives

 The table of contents provides flexibility in moving to the desired part of the book.

 Handbook of Mesoamerican Mythology

 To find references to Aztec deities, enter Aztec into the search box. The numbers indicate the times the search term is located in the text.

 Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments

Enter Aztec Empire into the search box.

 The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

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Enter Aztec Mythology into the search box.

 A Dictionary of Creation Myths

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Search for Aztec Creation.

Encyclopedia of Religion (print)