Garza Indeed, compared with industry, services show an even higher trend to concentrate in Mexico City. Many industries have begun to relocate their manufacturing operations to outlying cities, although their administrative headquarters remain in the capital. In general and aggregate terms, the economic base of the city rests mainly on industry, construction, commerce, restaurants and hotels, and financial services.
The term has been glossed as "birthplace of the gods", or "place where gods were born",  reflecting Nahua creation myths that were said to occur in Teotihuacan. Nahuatl scholar Thelma D. Sullivan interprets the name as "place of those who have the road of the gods.
The name is pronounced [te. By normal Nahuatl orthographic conventions, a written accent would not appear in that position.
Both this pronunciation and Spanish pronunciation: The original name of the city is unknown, but it appears in hieroglyphic texts from the Maya region as puh, or "Place of Reeds". This naming convention led to much confusion in the early 20th century, as scholars debated whether Teotihuacan or Tula-Hidalgo was the Tollan described by 16th-century chronicles.
It now seems clear that Tollan may be understood as a generic Nahua term applied to any large settlement. In the Mesoamerican concept of urbanism, Tollan and other language equivalents serve as a metaphorlinking the bundles of reeds and rushes that formed part of the lacustrine environment of the Valley of Mexico and the large gathering of people in a city.
Around BCE, people of the central and southeastern area of Mesoamerica began to gather into larger settlements. For many years, archaeologists believed it was built by the Toltec.
This belief was based on colonial period texts, such as the Florentine Codexwhich attributed the site to the Toltecs. However, the Nahuatl word "Toltec" generally means "craftsman of the highest level" and may not always refer to the Toltec civilization centered at Tula, Hidalgo.
Since Toltec civilization flourished centuries after Teotihuacan, the people could not have been the city's founders.
In the Late Formative era, a number of urban centers arose in central Mexico.
The most prominent of these appears to have been Cuicuilcoon the southern shore of Lake Texcoco. Scholars have speculated that the eruption of the Xitle volcano may have prompted a mass emigration out of the central valley and into the Teotihuacan valley.
These settlers may have founded or accelerated the growth of Teotihuacan. There is evidence that at least some of the people living in Teotihuacan immigrated from those areas influenced by the Teotihuacano civilization, including the ZapotecMixtecand Maya peoples.
The builders of Teotihuacan took advantage of the geography in the Basin of Mexico. From the swampy ground, they constructed raised beds, called chinampas, creating high agricultural productivity despite old methods of cultivation.Teotihuacan's economic pull impacted areas in northern Mexico as well.
It was a city whose monumental architecture reflected a monumental new era in Mexican civilization, declining in political power about AD—but lasting in cultural influence for the better part of a millennium, to around AD.
Here is a brief look at the history and mythology of Teotihuacan. Location, Geography, and Climate Teo is located about 30 miles northeast of Mexico City in the central valley of Mexico. evidence for teotihuacan influence is strong in areas outside the basin of mexico at the beginning of the classic period (AD).
possible teo enclave at matacapan in veracruz. political and stylistic influence on major maya cities of kaminaljuyu, tikal and copan. goggles, associated w/basin of mexico.
Surrounded by mountains and volcanoes, the Valley of Mexico was a centre for several pre-Columbian civilizations, including Teotihuacan, the Toltec, and the Aztec.
The ancient Aztec term Anahuac (Land Between the Waters) and the phrase Basin of Mexico are both used at times to refer to the Valley of Mexico.
To the northwest of the river basin of Mexico the valley of Teotihuacn delimited to the north by the Fat Hill is opened before us, to the south by Patlachique, the east by the level ones of Apam and it extends towards the west on the same river basin.
The formation of the valley, like the r. Nov 15, · Immediately below is the Teotihuacan Valley and beyond Cerro Colorado. If you look closely at the base of Cerro Colorado, you will see agricultural terraces.
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