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A Short History and Cultural Description of the Aztec Indians

Anthropology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

A brief overview of the Aztec Indians, who inhabited modern-day Mexico until the discovery of America. Includes an overview of their religion and calendar system. “The poem above depicts Aztec life as a dismal existence; yet, before the invasion of Spanish conquistadors the Aztec Empire rivaled the beauty and technology of any civilization in history. At the time of its demise at the hands of the Spanish, the capital city alone was inhabited by over ninety thousand people; this was twice the size of London at the same time.”

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