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Crónica Mexicayotl; The finding and Founding of Tenochtitlan

The “Cronica Mexicayotl“, one of the most important sources of Aztec mythical-historical information, was written in 1609 by Hernando Alvarado Tezozomoc, who was the grandson of Motecuhzoma on his mother’s side and a great grandson of Azayacatl on his father’s. … Continue reading

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Boturini codex

Aztec codices are books written by pre-Columbian and colonial-era Aztecs. These codices provide some of the best primary sources for Aztec culture. The pre-Columbian codices differ from European codices in that they are largely pictorial; they were not meant to … Continue reading

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