Aztecs

Ancient Aztec map
Ancient Aztec map
1847 Disturnell Map may show us that the Aztecs did not Migrate North, but Migrated South. Map shows us that the Aztecs once lived north of Hopi tribeThe map is connected to the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and shows three migration points depicting a southerly migration route beginning in Utah and…
Where was the Aztecs located?
Where was the Aztecs located?
An ancient Aztec pyramid in Mexico. (Photo: Images ) Related Articles Mexico has been home to many different cultures and civilizations through the centuries, including the Aztec. The Aztec Empire rose in the 13th century and flourished in central Mexico. Most of the ancient Aztec sites are located in…
Aztec Culture History
Aztec Culture History
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Map of Aztec civilization
Map of Aztec civilization
Most people today are somewhat familiar with the Aztec empire. But it may surprise you to know that there is a great deal of disagreement over what kind of an empire it really was. This Aztec empire history may surprise you. Of course, even the term Aztec is a bit misleading. It s a name that is used…
Aztec Empire maps
Aztec Empire maps
ORIGINAL QUESTION received from - and thanks to - Radek Koncewicz: Obviously there are plenty of maps showing the Aztec empire, but did the Mexica themselves ever use maps? They had plenty of Amatl works and a large empire that needed to be traversed on foot, were maps something they came to use as well?…
Olmec civilization Timeline
Olmec civilization Timeline
The Olmec people lived in the regions of Veracruz and Tabasco along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico between 1200 to 400 BC. The collapse of the Olmec civilization is recorded on the Bible Timeline Poster with World History at 300 BC. San Lorenzo was the first center of this civilization, but it was abandoned…
Location of the Aztecs
Location of the Aztecs
The Sacred Precinct The sacred precinct at the heart of Tenochtitlan contained, according to one eye-witness, 78 separate structures. Amongst the most important were the Temple Mayor of Tlaloc and Huitzilopochtli, which was flanked by the Eagle’s House (named after its stone decoration) on one side and…
Aztec civilization location
Aztec civilization location
Maintaining Important Information for the Aztec Indians The Aztec civilization was a highly advanced and filled with unique customs, a comprehensive language, and amazing technology. The history of the Aztec civilization is one that has long been admired and studied by people around the world. Economy…
Info on Aztecs
Info on Aztecs
In some ways the Aztec empire was literally buried when the Spanish arrived. But Aztec artifacts continue to be found, which give us new and often surprising insights into the empire as it was. We re going to look at some of the most important artifacts that have been discovered. Fired-clay Mictlantecuhtli…
Map of the Aztecs
Map of the Aztecs
One of the most enduring myths, or perhaps the right term is legends, of the American west is Teguayo. To some it is a lake, to others a mythical homeland, to still others a lost city of gold, and to others, an outlandish hoax. We shall examine all of these to some extent in this article below, but first…
Map of Aztecs
Map of Aztecs
This topographical map of Mexico City and its surroundings dates from around 1550, some three decades after the conquest of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán by Hernán Cortés in 1521. Tenochtitlán was founded in the 14th century on an island in the salt lake of Texcoco. Upon occupying the city, the Spanish…
Aztec Geographic location
Aztec Geographic location
Aztec Culture and Society The Aztecs were a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican people of central Mexico in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. They called themselves Mexica. The Republic of Mexico and its capital, Mexico City, derive their names from the word Mexica . The capital of the Aztec empire was Tenochtitlan…
Aztec Indians for Kids
Aztec Indians for Kids
The Aztecs wandered around Mexico for about 200 years before they settled down in the Valley of Mexico. Other tribes were living in the area. Rather than start a war for a place to live, the Aztecs settled down in the swampy land around Lake Texcoco. They were clever people. They adapted to their environment…
Who were the Aztecs for Kids?
Who were the Aztecs for Kids?
Fire in the sky The temple of Huitzilopochtli burned down A lightning bolt struck one of their temples They saw fire across the waters A lake appeared to be boiling They heard the sound of a weeping woman at night A strange animal was caught by some fishermen A two headed man was seen Arrival of Hernan…
Aztec civilization map
Aztec civilization map
This Aztec map was drawn in 1539 and shows the estate of Oztoticpac, in Texcoco. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. This scroll map of China s Yellow River was made around 1750, and shows the river, its environs — and the local tea shops. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division…
Aztec Mesoamerica
Aztec Mesoamerica
The exact origins of the Aztec people are uncertain, but they are believed to have begun as a northern tribe of hunter-gatherers whose name came from that of their homeland, Aztlan (or “White Land”). The Aztecs were also known as the Tenochca (from which the name for their capital city, Tenochtitlan…
Aztec ancient civilizations
Aztec ancient civilizations
The Aztecs lived in what is now Mexico. The name Mexico comes from the Aztec word Mexica, a name they used to describe themselves. Their capital city, Tenochtitlan, was located where Mexico City is today. What did their buildings look like? [edit] The Aztec s city, Tenochtitlan, was built on a self-made…
History, Culture
History, Culture
We wanted to give you a glimpse of how these colossal creatures actually looked. So we worked with ecologists, paleontologists and biologists to put virtual skin and flesh on the preserved skeletons. From the size of the eye to the position of the snout and the bend of the neck, the texture and creases…
Aztecs religion
Aztecs religion
Aztec Gods. The Aztecs had great respect for their many gods and goddesses and were convinced that natural disasters were caused by the godly emotions. The Aztec Religion The Aztecs had great respect for their many gods and goddesses. Convinced natural disasters, such as drought, were caused by the emotions…
Aztec religion today
Aztec religion today
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Aztec Native
Aztec Native
When the Spanish began their conquest of Mexico in 1519 they encountered a powerful nation known as the Aztec. The Aztec called themselves Mexica and from this the name Mexico is derived. According to oral tradition, the Aztec originated in a land known as Aztlan. Some experts feel that Aztlan was actually…