Aztecs

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…
Aztec religion today
Aztec religion today
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Inca and Aztec empires
Inca and Aztec empires
Montezuma was the unluckiest of kings. History elected him to oversee the ruin of the last great Central American empire. Other Aztec rulers had encountered setbacks in their conquests. For Montezuma it was different. He confronted an alien empire from across the sea. In its leader, the Spaniard Hernan…
What was the location of the Aztecs?
What was the location of the Aztecs?
A model of reconstructed Tenochtitlán is featured at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Credit: National Museum of Anthropology Tenochtitlán was an Aztec city that flourished between A.D. 1325 and 1521. Built on an island on Lake Texcoco, it had a system of canals and causeways that…
Aztecs religion Facts
Aztecs religion Facts
Huitzilopochtli - The most fearsome and powerful of the Aztec gods, Huitzilopochtli was the god of war, the sun, and sacrifice. He was also the patron god of the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan. The Great Temple in the center of the city was built in honor of Huitzilopochtli and Tlaloc. His name is…
Aztec games for Kids
Aztec games for Kids
Wanting to learn more about Ancient Aztec games? Or maybe you want to play them yourself? Many of the games of the Aztec empire were popular long before the Mixtecs reached their new homeland, and many are still played today. Macuilxochitl, god of games As with any culture, the Aztecs had many many games…
Where was Aztec located?
Where was Aztec located?
Templo Mayor in Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City), the main temple of the Aztecs, was a place to make offerings to the god of war, Huitzilopochtli, and the god of rain and agriculture, Tlaloc. The stepped pyramid had a shrine to each of these gods at the top, accessed by staircases. The original temple…
Aztecs info
Aztecs info
SAN DIEGO - 38th ANNUAL AZTEC INVITATIONAL INFO San Diego State track and field head coach Shelia Burrell has announced the schedule and participating teams for the 38th annual Aztec Track and Field Invitational. The three-day meet, which will take place from March 24-26, 2016 at the Aztrack on the SDSU…
Location of the Aztec civilization
Location of the Aztec civilization
What caused the fall of the Aztec empire? We do know that there were a number of factors involved, not just one. There are probably many factors that we don t know about that were already contributing to the weakness of the empire. But let s look at some of the most obvious, immediate factors: The sacrifices…