wrote in long sheet made from animal skins or plant fibers. The priests even wrote an Aztecs book called the codex. They’re where many codices that were destroyed and burned and only a few books lived and archeologist has been able to learn about the Aztec’s life. Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes and his 500 men and 16 horses landed on the Mexican coast in 1519. The Aztecs king Montezuma the second gave many gifts to welcome the Spanish. Even though Montezuma didn’t trust Cortes he worried that Cortes
rows of 91 steps and a large platform at the top, equivalent to 365 steps and the number of days in a year. The Toltecs are admired for their artisanship, specifically metallurgy and pottery. Knowledge of the Toltec society is scarce, and the Aztec’s historical documentation provided the majority of it. Like the Mayans, the Toltecs constructed intricate architecture, some of which still stands today. The Toltecs are allegedly responsible for the start of militarism in Mesoamerican society.
behavior on Earth. They also believed that diseases were small, insect-like, spirits that were sent at people for one reason or another. They secured themselves and sucked on the blood of humans or took the soul of the human. There were also happy visits from the ghosts to say that all is well. They also appeared as beautiful butterflies and flew around the house. The Inca believed in spirits, supernatural beings, and sacred places, unlike the Aztec. The evil spirits were not worshipped, but
visited by none other the God the Father and Jesus, the son of God, who is Himself recognized by all true Christians as very God Himself; the second person in the Trinitarian godhead. This visit was the conception of what is one of the haughtiest worldviews among religious organizations to date. It was during this visit that the young Joseph received the message that he should not unite with any of the local churches because “…they are all wrong…all their creeds are an abomination…those professors are
Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, para. 4). And the day they found that cactus growing out of a rock, the Aztecs arose, ruling for the next one-hundred years, devoting their lives more than ever into their religion and their other folk customs. The Aztec’s religion consisted or various gods they worshipped. But the main gods they sacrificed humans and animals to were: “Uitzilopochtli (sun god), Coyolxauhqui (moon god), and Tlaloc (rain god)” (Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, para. 11). But not
Europeans that were in Aztec territory and were observing the Aztec's way of life. The Europeans where specially stunned by the Aztecs' religious ceremonies and religious sacrifices. Today we know how Aztecs lived and their ways of life because of the records that have been well preserved by their descendants and by the stories passed on from generations to generations. Their geographic surroundings are amazing to visitors that visit the ruins of Teotihuacan, the pyramids that were built to honor