The shrine of knowledge.


Te·noch·ti·tlán (t -n ch t -tlän ). An ancient Aztec capital on the site of present-day Mexico City. Founded c.

Tenochtitlan is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Tenochtitlan books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

The Aztecs and Tenochtitlan on the Eve of Conquest
Tenochtitlan's principal avenues were wide and lined with red and white plastered ing people, the Mexica of Tenochtitlan, as we know them today.
The Conquest of Tenochtitlán
The Conquest of Tenochtitlán. The painting displayed, the seventh in the series, depicts the conquest of Tenochtitlán (now the site of Mexico City).
Mexico - Tlatelolco:
Twin City of Mexico - Tenochtitlan. According to What can you tell us about Tenochtitlan's twin city, Tlatelolco?

Suggested News Resources

Today in History: Aug. 13
1521 Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez captured Tenochtitlan, present-day Mexico City, from the Aztecs.
Spanish conquest still "open wound in Mexico," curator says
The exhibition was organized to mark the 490th anniversary of the conquest of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, where Mexico City is situated, by Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes.
Haslett: In Mexico, a force from the past eyes the future
The symbol has its roots in a story about the founding of Tenochtitlan, a city on the site of what is today Mexico City. The eagle-and-snake image, also the national seal, is as common in Mexico as the stars and stripes are in the United States.
Good Morning!
In 1521, Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez captured Tenochtitlan, present-day Mexico City, from the Aztecs. In 1624, King Louis XIII of France appointed Cardinal Richelieu his first minister.
Cuauhtemoczin 2011 Danza Azteca Ceremonia (Aztec Dance Ceremony)
Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl les cordialmente invita a nuestra ceremonia de danza en honor de el ultimo tlatuani de Tenochtitlan Cuautemoczin. Para mas informacion porfavor de contactar taxcayolotl@gmail.

Suggested Web Resources

Tenochtitlan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fall of Tenochtitlan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tenochtitlan | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Different World's Travel Guide to the Zócalo in Mexico City
Despite the drawbacks of the marshy, snake infested land, Tenochtitlán Today the remains of Tenochtitlán lie beneath the foundations of Mexico City.
Tenochtitlan - PBS

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Teeth Dreams
Place for your opinion