The Aztec Empire
Exploring the Ancient World
The Aztecs dominated Mesoamerica for nearly a hundred years in the 15th and 16th centuries. These fascinating people worshipped many gods of the sun and were fierce conquerors of surrounding territories. The Aztecs even had their own calendar system based on a 365-day cycle. This book unwraps the complicated world of the Aztec Empire by looking at the artifacts and events that make up its history. A detailed timeline places key events in sharper focus.