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a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519

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This temple was central to both temporal and ritual life (if indeed the Aztecs made any such distinction).
The Aztecs QB Gareth Thomas (ex Warrior) was given a tough game by the defence, with a few late hits but also some good ones.
The Aztecs were the most powerful of the indigenous societies, including the Mayans, that dominated Mexico for centuries before Columbus.
Second, the Spanish did not conquer the Aztecs alone: they found willing allies in neighbouring states.
The Aztecs wouldn't score again in the second half and trailed 24-6 at halftime.
Pulque, the drink of the Aztec gods, is finally going the way of its pagan creators.
Hundreds of years later, King Moctezuma II was having a tissy-fit about a ragged bunch of Spaniards making their way toward the Aztec capital from the coast.
More than 100,000 people have flocked to the Aztecs exhibition at London's Royal Academy since it opened six weeks ago.
To coincide with the Aztecs display, the Royal Academy has adopted a Mexican theme for its late openings on Friday, and now Saturday, nights including Latin American dancing and tequila cocktails.
The southwestern United States was never the homeland of the Aztecs, and the Aztecs are not indigenous to any lands north of the U.
In the centuries before the Spanish conquest in the early 1500s, the Aztecs of Mexico ritually sacrificed at least 20,000 people a year.
For one thing, the Aztecs had nothing to counter either the horses or the cannon.
He reported, for example, that the Aztecs thought the end of the world could be linked to the midnight transit of the Pleiades.
125-127) comes from Tlatilco, a site predating the Aztecs by 1,500 years.
The Spaniards suppressed the Aztecs brutally, though Aztec stock remains strong in Mexico to the present day.