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Montezuma, Cortes and a Who's Who of the Conquest of the Aztecs: Malinche, Cortes' Secret Weapon

Dona Marina, or "Malinche" as she is more often known, was Cortes' interpreter during his conquest of the Valley of Mexico in

Montezuma, Cortes and a Who's Who of the Conquest of the Aztecs: Diego Velazquez de Cuellar, Governor of Cuba

The Conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521 sent shockwaves through both sides of the Atlantic.

10 Aztec Sacrifice Facts - Human Sacrifices - Fun Facts You Need to Know!

10 Aztec sacrifice facts – Human Sacrifices The Aztecs were a powerful and dominant society that lived in central Mexico from the to the century.

Mictlantecutli - The Owl Man, Aztec god of death

Mictlantecuhtli: God of the dead and the Lord of Mictlan, the lowest and northernmost section of the underworld. He was one of the principal gods of the Aztecs and was the most prominent of several gods and goddesses of death and the underworld.

The Aztecs played the board game of patolli, as represented here in the Codex Magliabecchiano, housed in the National Library in Florence, Italy.

The so-called 'holiday season' has arrived everywhere at once here in our country--yes even in Indian Country.

Bartolomé de las Casas - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Bartolome de las Casas was priest who condemned the evils of the encomienda system. He forbid having Native Americans as slaves by passing the New Laws of the Indies.

First page of the Codex Fejérváry-Mayer, an Aztec Codex of central Mexico, one of the rare pre-Hispanic manuscripts that have survived the Spanish conquest of Mexico. As a typical calendar codex tonalamatl dealing with the sacred Aztec calendar – the tonalpohualli – it is placed in the Borgia Group. Its elaboration is typically pre-Columbian: it is made on deerskin parchment folded accordion-style into 23 pages.

Aztec cosmogram in the pre-Hispanic Codex Fejérváry-Mayer - the fire god Xiuhtecuhtli is in the center.