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Cortés and Moctezuma: a continuing enigma

Sir John Elliott, University of Oxford

Sir John Elliott, University of Oxford, discusses the period from the arrival of the Spaniards to the death of Moctezuma, showing at each point what evidence is available to historians, how fragile it is, and how many problems remain unsolved.
This event will take place in the Stevenson lecture theatre.


Sir John Elliott | talks


Date and Time:

31 October 2009 at 1:15 pm


1 hour



British Museum
Great Russell Street

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