Category Archives: Mexico

Aztec human sacrifice was a bloody, fascinating mess


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Mexico: Teotihuacan



The Maya



The Aztecs



Article: Lost Cities of the Maya


The link below is to an article reporting on the lost cities of the Mayans.

For more visit:
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2013/finding-lost-cities-of-the-maya


Article: The Mexican-American War


The link below is to an article on the Mexican-American War.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2013/07/brainpower-and-brawn-in-the-mexican-american-war/


Mexico: Mayan City Discovered



Article: 12 Words from the Aztecs


The link below is to an article that looks at 12 words we swiped from the Aztecs.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/50673/12-words-english-got-aztecs


Article: Mexico – Julia Pastrana


The link below is to an article about the very sad story of Julia Pastrana, who was called the ‘Bear Woman’ and the ‘World’s Ugliest Woman.’

For more visit:
http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/02/14/worlds-ugliest-woman-finally-given-a-dignified-burial-153-years-after-her-death/


Article: Archaeology – Aztec Mass Sacrifice Find in Mexico City


The link below is to an article (with pictures) reporting on the discovery of a mass sacrifice pit under Mexico City, on the site of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120829-aztec-sacrifice-templo-mayor-bones-archaeology/


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