Saturday, October 24, 2009

Hernan Cortes and The Destruction of The Aztecs

In the early 16th century, the Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II ruled from the city of Tenochitilan, situated in the location of present day Mexico City. His armies were feared by neighbouring states who paid tribute to the Aztecs and had hundreds of thousands of their citizens sacrificed in elaborate religious rituals to the Aztec gods.


Moctezuma II.  Image source

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Hernan Cortes and The Destruction of The Aztecs

by Auron Renius 

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