Eyewitness Descriptions of Mesoamerican Swords

Title

Eyewitness Descriptions of Mesoamerican Swords

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

1996

Authors

Roper, Matthew (Primary)

Journal

Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

Pagination

150-158

Volume

5

Issue

1

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Bibliographic Citation

Roper, Matthew. "Eyewitness Descriptions of Mesoamerican Swords" In Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Vol. 5. 1996:150-158.

Abstract

Spanish chroniclers describe the use of various swords, including the macuahuitl, in Mesoamerican culture. The macuahuitl may fit the criteria for a Book of Mormon “sword.”

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Warfare
Ancient America – Mesoamerica

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