Definition of Teopan
1. a teocalli [n -S] - See also: teocalli
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Literary usage of Teopan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"A similar nightly penance was performed by the female residents of the teopan—young women charged with the duties of pre- 1 See ante, ..."
2. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"The humbler class, to which, as has been shown, the votaries of the drink-gods for the most part belonged, found in this teopan an ..."
3. The World's Leading Conquerors: Alexander the Great, Caesar, Charles the by Wilson Lloyd Bevan (1913)
"In each teopan, or temple dedicated to a divinity, the sacred fire was kept ... At midnight all those attached to the teopan were aroused for the solemn ..."
4. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain by Alexander von Humboldt, John Black (1814)
"island, which served for foundation to the Teocalli, or teopan, /,. e. the house of God, afterwards called by the Spaniards the Great Temple of ..."
5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and edited by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The worship mound of the Aztecs. (See Mound.) — FSD teopan. An Aztec building similar to the Teocalli, and like that devoted to the service of the gods. ..."