Aztec

Summary

Dataset of 63 statuses (positions) found in the archaeological and historical literature on the Aztec imperial period (1350-1520 AD. Aztec=149 years only. 57 were considered "pre-imperial years," and 94 = "imperial years" [Hassig 2016:57-58]). For each status, the expected roles and actual behaviors are listed, as are the rank (relative position) and bases for legitimacy of anyone holding the given status. Additional information on the society or status-holders' roles and behaviors are given as are all references from which the information came.

Cite this Record

Aztec. Paula Sabloff, Jeffrey Cohen. 2018 ( tDAR id: 447761) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8447761

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Data Set Structure

Measurement Column
Count Column
Coded Column
Filename Column
Integration Column (has Ontology)

Table Information: Data

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Status name Name of status (position) found in the literature on the society. May be political, economic, or social status.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Occupiers of status Some examples of actual people who occupied the status/position.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Expected roles and behaviors Expected roles (activities) and actual behaviors of real people found in the literature for the given status.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Place in hierarchy Relative rank of someone holding the given status.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Reports to The status/person to whom the given status reports. This is an alternative to the "Place in hierarchy" column.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Basis of legitimacy What qualifies a person to occupy a particular status?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments Misc. information about the society, time period, or additional information about the status itself (i.e., additional roles/behaviors) that did not fit in the "Expected roles/behaviors" column.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Abbreviation Originally we abbreviated the references but later expanded them in the text. This list is included in case I missed replacing an abbreviation with the authors' names.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
References cited References cited alphabetically by author.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments, cont. VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments, cont. VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments, cont. VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments, cont. Same as previous column.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments, cont. Same as previous column.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Comments, cont. Same as previous column.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1350 to 1520

Spatial Coverage

min long: -99.292; min lat: 19.168 ; max long: -98.889; max lat: 19.57 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Paula Sabloff

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
Aztec.xlsx 144.27kb Dec 12, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 1:42:05 PM Public
Imperial Aztec statuses, roles, behaviors from the gods and emperor to slaves.
  • Translated version Aztec_translated.xlsx (43.41kb)
    Data column(s) in this dataset have been associated with coding sheet(s) and translated: