Of or relating to one of the early races in Mexico that inhabited the great plateau of that country at the time of the Spanish conquest in 1519.
Last independent state in the Valley of Mexico; capital was Tenochtitlan. Thrived between A.D. 1325 and the Spanish conquest in 1520.
A Nahuatl-speaking northern Mexican tribe that founded Tenochtitlan in the Valley of Mexico. During the 15th and 16th centuries, they ruled an empire that reached across central and southern Mexico. Also called the Mexica.
a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519
(AS-tec) Indian Indians of central Mexico. Early settlers thought Aztecs had built Montezuma Castle and other ruins in the Southwest.
The civilization that ruled the region now called Mexico between A.D. 1000 and 1500. The capital city of the Aztec Empire was called Tenochtitlan, now modern-day Mexico City.
The Aztecs is a collective term used for all of the Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican peoples under the control of the MexicaA Mesoamerican people of central Mexico in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries and founders of the Aztec empire capital of Tenochtitlan., founders of Tenochtitlan, and their two principal allies, who built an extensive empire in the late Postclassic period in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries in Central Mexico.
Aztec is a historical fiction novel by Gary Jennings. The book is written as a series of letters from the Bishop of the See of New Spain to King Carlos of Spain containing a transcribed biography of Mixtli (Nahuatl for "Dark Cloud"), an elderly Aztec man, by Spanish Catholic monks during the 16th century.