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Aztec Tribal Piercings – Aztec Nose Rings, Lip Plugs & Ear Spools

Aztec tribal piercings included ear spools, nose rings & lip plugs. As with Aztec clothing, the significance of Aztec body piercing was more than...

The Aztec Atlatl Spear Throwing Device

The Aztec atlatl spear throwing device was a ranged weapon commonly used by Aztec elite warriors. Atlatl darts could be thrown with power and...

Day of the Dead is not Halloween

Unlike Halloween or All Saints Day, Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, welcomes death, embraces the unknown and laughs at the...

Aztec War Resources – Recommended Books about Aztec Warfare

Recommended Aztec history books for anyone wishing to learn about Aztec war, Aztec military history and Aztec warrior and weapon types. For the Aztecs, war...

Aztec Jaguar Warrior and Eagle Warrior Knights

Aztec Jaguar Warrior & Eagle Warrior knights were part of the Aztec military elite societies, veteran Aztec warriors who had captured at least four...

Aztec Food – What Did the Aztecs Eat?

What did the Aztecs eat, and how did the Aztec food supply fulfill the nutritional requirements of one of Mesoamerica's greatest civilizations? The Aztec food...

The Aztecs: The Last Great Empire of Ancient America

The Aztecs were the last empire to flourish in Central America before the arrival of Hernan Cortes and the Spanish Conquistadores. The least known and...

What Happened to Eva Peron’s Body?

Many people have seen the movie Evita which chronicles Eva Peron’s rise to power in Argentina. However, the movie ends just as things really...

The Mysterious City of Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan was one of the most sophisticated and powerful cities in Pre-Colombian Mexico. No one knows who exactly built it or why they abandoned...

Male Domination in Latin American Society

Citizenship in Latin America had traditionally been extremely divided. From Independence well into the twentieth century, only wealthy males were allowed to participate in...

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Royal Marine Commandos in the Korean War

United Kingdom's elite Marines fought alongside their American and South Korean Marine brethren from 1950 to 1952. The Korean War, fought from 1950 to 1952,...

United States Military Reform Post Civil War

Between 1865 and 1900 the United States' Army and Navy changed in direct relation to the threats the nation faced. The reforms the United States...

Legend of Cyrus the Great of Persia’s Childhood: Story of the Founder of the...

Cyrus the Great was the founder of the most successful Persian Empire. The legend of his birth, however, is fascinating, and sets the stage...