The Aztec Empire was one of the mightiest in the Americas, but it was brought down eventually by a coalition of its enemies and invading Spaniards.

The Aztecs: Mesoamerican Empire
Detailed treatment of the rise and fall of the famous civilization, covering daily life, religion, calendars, warfare, and much more

The Aztec Calendar
The Aztecs had two calendars, one of 365 days and one of 260 days. How did they reconcile the two? What did it all mean?

Tenochtitlan: Aztec Capital
At its height, Tenochtitlan was one of the largest cities in the world. Find out more about this massive city created out of swamp.

The Conquest of the Aztecs
A Spanish army and its allies brought down the once-proud Aztec Empire

The Aztec Empire
Tremendous portal to the world of the Aztecs, with links to all

The Aztec Story of Creation
How Quetzlcoatl and Tezcatlipoca caused life to form

Aztec Gods and Goddesses
Who the people worshiped and why

Map of the Aztec Empire
Rather vague map shows the empire's large cities

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