The Aztec Empire
Contents include: Rediscovering the Aztecs; Growing up Aztec (The Stone of the Sun, Childhood and school days, Reaching adulthood); How the Aztecs Rose to Power (Tollan and Teotihuacan--pre-Aztec cities, 'Dog people, ' Masters of the valley); Life in the Aztec capital (Rediscovering the Great Temple, City living Aztec-style, High days and holidays); Lords and Slaves (The Stone of Tizoc, The Emperor, Nobles, merchants and slaves); Shrines and Sacrifices (Coatlicue, mother of the gods, The Aztec gods, Sacrifice); Warfare and Warriors (The Eagle Knight, Going into battle); The End of the Aztec World; Archaeology Today; Timelines.
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