Ancient History Facts: Slaves in the Aztec Empire had much better rights than in any other ancient society.

Ancient History Facts: Slaves in the Aztec Empire had much better rights than in any other ancient society.

Map of Tenochtitlan circa 1524 (encircled by floating gardens)- click on the map to read about the city's history

Map of Ancient Tenochtitlan, Mexico City was built atop this Aztec lake-town. "Nothing stays buried forever in Mexico." -- The Patron Saint of Plagues

Hands-on Aztec History - Lizard Daysign  #aztecs #homeschoolhistorry #mesoamerica

Hands-on Aztec History - including the Aztec calendar, maths, art and science

Great site on Aztec history and culture

Great site on Aztec history and culture

Montezuma ruled the Aztecs from 1502–1520. He was a brutal ruler, and his reign was known for continuous warfare.

In the early century, the Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II ruled from the city of Tenochitilan, situated in the location of present day Mexic.

A picture taken from the Codex Mendoza,  created by native scribes for the Spanish in 1541-1542,  showing a ritual Aztec sacrifice.

English: Aztec ritual human sacrifice portrayed in the page 141 (folio of the Codex Magliabechiano.

When you think of medieval history or high fantasy, the picture just isn’t complete without a crown-wearing King or Queen. It’s very telling of our human nature (=)

Top 100 Royal Crowns Ever

When you think of medieval history or high fantasy, the picture just isn’t complete without a crown-wearing King or Queen. It’s very telling of our human nature

History for Kids: Aztecs, Maya, and Inca. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk on "Teaching about the Incas."  A good way to visualize the difference between Inca (South America), Maya (Central America) and Aztec (Mexico).

Aztecs, Maya, and Inca. A good way to visualize the difference between Inca (South America), Maya (Central America) and Aztec (Mexico).

Jesús Helguera (1910-1971)     Mexican painter who married the heroic Aztec image to Catholicism. For any one growing up in SoCal in the 70′s this style of art was everywhere. It completely reminds me of LA and the Chicano culture boom of the period.

Puro Hispana Jesús Helguera Mexican painter who married the heroic Aztec image to Catholicism. For any one growing up in SoCal in the this style of art was everywhere. It completely reminds me of LA and the Chicano culture boom of the period.

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Find the answers to your questions about Aztec history - the mysteries of ancient Aztec culture and the Mexica people of the Aztec empire.

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