Art Lovers Book Club: Conquistador

Nov 7, 2018, 1pm Nov 7, 2018, 6pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs By Buddy Levy "A century before the Mayflower, a single man settled the destiny of the Americas far more momentously than the Puritans ever could....Conquistador offers a fascinating account of the first and most decisive of those encounters: the one between the impetuous Spanish adventurer Cortés and Montezuma, the ill-starred emperor of the Aztecs.... [An] almost unbelievable story of missionary zeal, greed, cruelty and courage." —Wall Street Journal It was a moment unique in human history, the face-to-face meeting between two men from civilizations a world apart. In 1519, Hernan Cortés arrived on the shores of Mexico, determined not onl... (View more)

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