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5 facts about Tenochtitlán
The Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán was founded in 1325 when, according to legend, the Mexica people had a vision of an eagle eating a snake atop a cactus. They believed this was a sign from the gods that they had reached the spot where a great city was ...
Blood Ties
Eight years have passed since the fiasco in Florida, and the man most talked about now is Cortés—Hernán Cortés, who has conquered Tenochtitlán and scored the gold of the Aztec Empire. In 1521, Juan Ponce—frustrated, politically undermined, a man of ...
Sealed chambers at ancient Aztec site in Mexico City could hold rulers' tombs
The tunnel, only 18in wide and 5ft high, leads 27ft directly into a circular ceremonial platform at the Great Temple or Templo Mayor complex of Tenochtitlán, the ruined Aztec capital that overlaps with modern Mexico City. At the end of the tunnel the ...
A Bloody Tale of How Mexico Went Catholic
After the fall of Tenochtitlan, the Aztecs' capital, they assumed the role of a defeated people. More thoroughly than the tribes that had not previously formed part of their empire, they were immediately enslaved.
Massive Human Skull Rack Found at Aztec Temple
Found on the western side of what was once the Templo Mayor complex in Tenochtitlan, in modern Mexico City, the partially unearthed skull rack was likely built between 1485 and 1502 and may have been about 112 feet (34 meters) long and 40 feet (12 ...

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