Empire Aztecs is the state of Native Americans, which ruled most of what is now Mexico in the period of 1428 until about 1521 the empire represented the highest point in the evolution of Aztec rich that had begun more than a century earlier, and began to dominate the area stretching from the Valley of Mexico central Mexico and east to the Gulf of Mexico and south to Guatemala when it was conquered by the Spanish empire
Aztecs built large cities, and put the social structures, political and religious. Their capital, Tenotstitlan existed on the site of Mexico City. And put the city built on islands and reclaimed land (Marshland
Tenotstitlan was probably the largest city in the world at the time of Spanish conquest. Appeared the huge temple complex and the royal palace, and many channels
Ruled since the Aztec empire in 1428 CE, until 1521, when it was conquered by the Spaniards. This empire was the basis of the Aztec civilization. And control of the Empire was the Valley of Mexico and Central Gulf of Mexico to the east and south to Guatemala
Last Aztec tribes barbarians entered the Valley of Mexico Americas Horn 12 o'clock. The capital Tenotstitlan the pyramid of the great pyramids of the Aztecs and represents the god of war and its base area of 700 square feet and a height of 300 feet Oppe staircase consists of 340 degrees, in the end over the top there are two towers, each tower of three floors Oppe altar for human sacrifices by the priests they make, and contains the pyramid in its aspects Ali Quat (slots) of each niche stands for day of the year (see: Maya. and many of the contemporary Mexican Aztec. There are million Mexicans still speak the Aztec language of Nahuatl Nahuatl national
Before the Aztecs and the Valley of Mexico was a center of advanced civilization. From the years 100 AD. Up to 650 m, the valley and the city of Teotihuacan was the center of the State of political, religious and economic ties.
After the demise of this city Altoltk people migrated from the north to central Mexico, where a strong component of the civilization Altoltk Toltec civilization which reached its prosperity between 10 and 11 centuries BC. M.
The Aztecs worshiped gods representing the forces of nature that have an impact on the agricultural economy, they have, and the cities of pyramids, the stone giant, and over the peaks of the temples and was provided by the Human sacrifices to the gods, and that the people of agriculture has been worshiped the forces of nature, the sources of these powerful gods, Fbdoa god of the sun and Izibotstla Huitzilopochtli , which was considered the god of war, too. They had a rain god Tlaloc Tlaluk and the God of the wind.
The Aztecs believed that the gods good and useful, it must remain strong to prevent the evil gods from destroying the world for this reason they offer a human sacrifice and most of them prisoners of war. They believed that the god of rain Tlaluk preferred victims are children
The priests thought they obtain satisfaction gods by fasting or injuring themselves, and of them ran schools for the education of the priesthood of children who will become priests. Of the most important work of the priests determine the happy days to wage war or doing business, and there was a religious agenda made up of 260 days for this information. The holy days to honor the gods have an agenda for the solar calendar made up of 365 days. This calendar was a follower, I have the Maya, Olmec and Alzaboutk in Central America. The art takes a religious character or of war
Did not know the coins, but were using cocoa beans, cotton clothing and salt in buying and selling them, did not have the Aztec vehicles on the calf and animals to draw, but were using boats small tree trunks carved canoe or the appearance of porters who were walking in convoys and in front of them merchants, and caravans of porters were guarded by armed men, and merchants were working in espionage on behalf of the empire, especially in the cities that they are selling and which were not subject to the Aztec
They were practicing the art of sculpture and engraving, the carved idol Banakec internal or sculpture was outstanding and of this work show the gods or the sacred record of the victims. Of the most famous statues of the Aztec calendar stone, which weighs 22 tons and 3.7-meter diameter, and represents the universe and the world for the Aztec, in the middle of the stone carved image of the face of the sun and surrounded by circles are designed to symbolize the days and years.
The artists make forms for people and animals in the form of small statues of stone and quartz Alabasudaian (glass rocky) and rubies
The skilled craftsmen hand-holding feathers and make him the veil and headscarf and banners. They make pottery leprosy layers of mud on top of each chip to make pots and cups for storage and oven tiles (susceptible) for bread and pots Choi was in the open fire ovens, and the red and white painted with geometric designs accurately.
I have not Aloznk supplements of iron and bronze, as in the countries of the Middle East and was of stone cutting machines Alabsidian. And at the coming of the Spanish colonists were using machines of copper. The Aztec Bzinon ornaments and jewelry gold silver copper Emerald Turquoise Sapphire. The axes are made of stone or decoded copper and hands made of wood and drills of the bone or reed