The Aztecs of Ancient Mexico

Around 1325 CE, southward migrating Mexicas or “Aztecs” came upon an island in Lake Texcoco, located in the highlands of Central Mexico. On this spot, they consecrated a temple and founded their capital city — the legendary Tenochtitl├ín — from which they initiated a wave of imperial conquests throughout Mesoamerica. Aztec civilization flourished for nearly… Continue reading The Aztecs of Ancient Mexico