Tag Archives: Mexico

History of Ancient Mexico


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Aztecs and Mayans



Aztec human sacrifice was a bloody, fascinating mess



Mexico: Teotihuacan



The Maya



The Aztecs



Mexico: Mayan City Discovered



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/


Today in History: 28 February 1525


Mexico: Aztec Ruler Cuauhtémoc Executed

On this day in 1525, Aztec Ruler Cuauhtémoc was executed by the Spanish invaders of his homeland.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuauhtémoc


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