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Notes and Communications: Eyewitness Descriptions of Mesoamerican Swords
TitleNotes and Communications: Eyewitness Descriptions of Mesoamerican Swords
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsRoper, Matthew
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume6
Issue1
Pagination150-158
Type of ArticleNotes and Communications
KeywordsAncient America; Culture; Geography; Macuahuitl; Mesoamerica; Sword; Warfare; Weapon
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.”

URLhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol5/iss1/7

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