What is a chinampa? How were the Aztecs ruled? Why did the Aztec civilization disappear? The Aztecs answers these questions and more. The books in the History Opens Windows series help you discover what life was like in ancient civilizations and other historic times. Learn what the Aztecs wore, what they ate, how they traveled from place to place, and find out how we know about them today.
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ALLIANCES army atolli Aztec city Aztec empire Aztec farmer Aztecs believed Aztecs Ruled ball beans became big picture boys from ordinary building calpulli cape chilis chinampa cocoa codex color cooked corn Cortes cotton craft workers crops decorated emperor empire grew everything feathers fight fought glyphs goddess gods gold hearth Heinemann Library human sacrifice important Aztec important people wore important person Internet jewelry killed lake leader learn the songs loincloths meant meat Mixtec modern Mexico Montezuma nobles ordinary families painted folding book palaces PERIOD OF SETTLEMENT picture shows piece of cloth plants played pots Priests Pyramid of Power Quetzalcoatl Reed religious festivals ruler sacred calendar sandals sat on mats scribes shrine skilled Slaves songs and dances Spanish arrived special schools stone stone-tipped story sun god Tenochtitlan was built things traded tree bark tribute tunic walled temple area weapons and armor written language