Monday, November 28, 2022

Aztec Emperor Montezuma II

One of the most well known Aztec rulers in history, Montezuma II met his end in 1520 during the Spanish conquest of Tenochitlan. Originally a...

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 Early History of the Aztecs in Mexico

The rich, extensive Aztec Empire of Mexico discovered and later conquered by Spain's conquistadores after 1519 had its beginnings in a tribe of social...

The Markets of Tenochtitlan: A Vast Choice of Goods in the Aztec Capital

The Aztecs held their tianguis (markets) in Tenochtitlan every five days, selling everything from food and medicines to ornaments, tiles and woods. When the Spanish...

The Age of the Fifth Sun in Aztec Mexico: Creation, Destruction and Re-creation

The Aztecs regarded their gods as ferocious, vengeful and malignant. This was why their version of how the world was created was so full...

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...

Ancient Mexico: Olmec, Maya and Quetzalcoatl: The Quetzalcoatl Legacy from the Aztec to the...

Located in Puebla Valley in Mexico, the city of Cholula was the main worship city for Quetzalcoatl in ancient Mesoamerica. Euro-American Mormons say he...

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...

The Aztecs: The Beginning, the raise and the fall of the Aztec Civilization

When did the Aztecs originated, how they became to be one of the most powerful civilizations of Mesoamerica and why they were conquered by...

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...