Aztec
The Aztec /ˈæztɛk/ people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to 16th cent...
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The Egyptian Ankh Cross Found In Mexico
The Egyptian Ankh Cross Found In Mexico. But what is the Ankh symbol doing in Mexico? The archaeological site of Calixtlahuaca is located at about 2,500 meters and there are several monuments present ...
The Ancient History of Chocolate, Gift of the Gods
In today's society, chocolate is a commonly available food product, and comes in many forms, including blocks, paste and powder. Several centuries ago, however, chocolate was considered a luxury
The Enigma of Pulque
Pulque is one of Mexico's oldest, iconic alcoholic beverages made from fermented agave. It looks like semen and has the texture of boogers, but it tastes like pure magic.
Aztec
Engineering An Empire - The Aztecs.
History of the Aztecs
The Aztecs were a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican people of central Mexico in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. They called themselves Mexica (pronounced [meˈʃikaʔ]). The Republic of Mexico and its capita...
History of the Aztecs - Wikipedia
Aztec mythology
Aztec mythology is the body or collection of myths of Aztec civilization of Central Mexico. The Aztecs were Nahuatl-speaking groups living in central Mexico and much of their mythology is similar to t...
Aztec mythology - Wikipedia
Aztec civilization
The Aztec /ˈæztɛk/ people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to 16th cent...
Aztec civilization - Wikipedia
Aztec religion
Aztec religion is the Mesoamerican religion of the Aztecs. Like other Mesoamerican religions, it had elements of human sacrifice in connection with a large number of religious festivals which were hel...
Aztec religion - Wikipedia
Human sacrifice in Aztec culture
Human sacrifice was a religious practice characteristic of pre-Columbian Aztec civilization, as well as of other Mesoamerican civilizations like the Maya and the Zapotec. The extent of the practice i...
Human sacrifice in Aztec culture - Wikipedia
Aztec calendar
The Aztec calendar is the calendar system that was used by the Aztecs as well as other Pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico. It is one of the Mesoamerican calendars, sharing the basic structure of ...
Aztec calendar - Wikipedia
Aztec codices
Aztec codices (Nahuatl: Mēxihcatl āmoxtli /meːˈʃiʔkatɬ aːˈmoʃtɬi/) are books written by pre-Columbian and colonial-era Aztecs. These codices provide some of the best primary sources for Aztec cul...
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Aztec society
Pre-Columbian Aztec society was a highly complex and stratified society that developed among the Aztecs of central Mexico in the centuries prior to the Spanish conquest of Mexico, and which was built ...
Aztec slavery
Aztec slavery, within the structure of the Aztec or Mexica society, where slaves (tlacotin) constituted an important class. Tlacotin were distinct from war captives.
Slavery in the Aztec Empire wa...
Aztec slavery - Wikipedia
Aztec clothing
Aztec clothing is the clothing that was worn by the Aztecs, as well as other pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico who shared similar cultures.
The basic garment and braw for males was called ma...
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Aztec cuisine
Aztec cuisine was the cuisine of the Aztec Empire and the Nahua peoples of the Valley of Mexico prior to European contact in 1519. The most important staple was corn, a crop that was so important to A...
Aztec cuisine - Wikipedia
Conquest of the Aztec Empire
The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire was not just one of the most significant events in the Spanish colonization of the Americas but also in world history. Although the conquest of central Mexico ...
Conquest of the Aztec Empire - Wikipedia
Nahuatl
Nahuatl (/ˈnɑːwɑːtəl/; /ˈnaːwatɬ/), known informally as Aztec, is a language or group of languages of the Uto-Aztecan language family. Varieties of Nahuatl are spoken by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua...
Nahuatl - Wikipedia
Tlilpotoncatzin
Tlilpotonqui or Tlilpotoncatzin (died in the year 11 Reed/1503) was the second cihuacoatl ("president") of Mexico-Tenochtitlan.Tlilpotoncatzin was the second son of Tlacaelel and Maquiztzin. His fathe...
Double-headed serpent
The Double-headed serpent is an Aztec sculpture kept at the British Museum. Composed of mostly turquoise pieces applied to a wood base, it is one of nine mosaics of similar material in the British Mus...
Double-headed serpent - Wikipedia