Aztecs

Aztec civilization architecture
Aztec civilization architecture
Aztec architecture was simple and elegant, bold and powerful, and it mixed colours and symbols that helped created a unique style. The powerful and dominant temples were of course the masterpieces of the Aztec empire but there is much more to Aztec architecture than just these mighty temples. There were…
Aztecs History Facts
Aztecs History Facts
The Aztec ball game was actually a revision of an ancient Mesoamerican game that was played by many peoples including the Mayans. It may have originated with the ancient Olmec civilization. It became a very important part of the Aztec Empire, not just as entertainment, but for political and religious…
Location of Aztecs
Location of Aztecs
The Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan stands as evidence of the Aztec empire s pyramids. (Photo: Images ) Related Articles Visitors to Mexico can get a taste of the country s pre-Hispanic heritage at many ancient sites, including vestiges of the once-mighty Aztec empire. While pyramids are among Mexico s…
Aztecs
Aztecs
Pac-12 reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of the Santa Clara University Matt Fortuna Notre Dame/ACC reporter Graduate of Penn State University Hawai i Bowl: San Diego State Aztecs vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Date: Dec. 24, 8 p.m. ET on ESPN Location: Honolulu | Aloha Stadium San Diego State Aztecs…
History on the Aztecs
History on the Aztecs
The Valley of Mexico is part of the central highlands and lies at an altitude of about a mile and a half. At the low point of the Valley there is a large lake that made human life sustainable in the generally dry country. Long before the Aztecs came to the Valley of Mexico the land had seen the rise…
Info on the Aztecs
Info on the Aztecs
The Aztecs / Mexicas were the native American people who dominated northern Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest led by Hernan CORTES in the early 16th century. According to their own legends, they originated from a place called Aztlan, somewhere in north or northwest Mexico. At that time the Aztecs…
Aztecs Geography
Aztecs Geography
Alliance Noun people or groups united for a specific purpose. assault Noun violent attack. Aztec Noun people and culture native to Mexico and Central America. Aztec Empire Noun (1325-1521) area of land in Mesoamerica conquered and ruled by the Aztecs. Also called the Aztec Triple Alliance. capital Noun…
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…