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While the arts can perform such "religious" functions, they can also survive quite
well without performing them: inherently, the arts have a less direct, less
intentional, less "responsible" relationship to social action than does religion. In
Aztec religion consists of the mythology, beliefs, and practices of the people of
the Aztec Empire in pre-Span- ish Mexico. According to their own traditional
history, the Aztecs, a Nahuatl-speaking tribe, departed in AD 1 168 from Aztlan, ...
The physicians and midwives — both influential and esteemed professions —
made wide use of religious rites and formulas. Several deities, it was believed,
could cause illnesses or cure them. Skin diseases, ulcers, leprosy, dropsy, were ...
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