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3D Ancient Aztecs __ "The Aztecs ceremonial center of Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City), home of worship and sacrifice to the Aztec Gods. Aztec temples you can walk about in 3D online and learn about the Gods, the Aztec civilisation and the Aztecs. This online Aztec reconstruction, dated at 1531 AD, of the Aztecs Tenochitlan, stood on an island, with a population of 200,000 and is a worthy online Ancient Wonder." - illustrated - From 3dancientwonders.com - http://www.3dancientwonders.com/aztecs_3d_aztec_temple.htm

Ancient Aztec Art __ "What was ancient Aztec art like? What influenced it? Art in the Aztec empire, like its culture and religion, came from a long history - a history of many different tribes."  An overview with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From aztec-history.com - http://www.aztec-history.com/ancient-aztec-art.html 

The Ancient Aztecs __ You will find an Aztec history timeline, rulers, religious beliefs, Aztec daily life, and more for ancient Aztec civilization. - illustrated - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/27981/

Aztec __ "The Aztecs is a term used for certain Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican peoples of Mexico. Sometimes it refers exclusively to the Mexica people, founders of the island city Tenochtitlan. Sometimes it also includes their two principal allies, the people of Tetzcoco and Tlacopan, with whom they built an extensive empire in the late Postclassic period in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. And sometimes it is used about all the Nahua peoples." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec

Aztec Architecture and Building __ "The ancient Aztec people greatly valued superior work and craftsmanship. This is reflected in their architecture and is most noticeable in their religious buildings. The Aztecs' main purpose for creating their products was to honor their gods(Vaillant 156)." This is a good overview of Aztec architecture including city planning, pyramid types, building materials, and more. - Illustrated - By Christina Moore - http://www.courses.psu.edu/anth/anth008_cmg149/aztec.html

Aztec Art __ A brief introduction to Aztec art.  One image - From aztec-indians.com - http://www.aztec-indians.com/aztec-art.html

Aztecs | Aztec Indians, Gods, Art, Culture, Civilization, Religion __ A short introductory overview of Aztec civilization. - From facts-about-mexico.com - http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/aztecs.html 


 
Aztec Calendar, The __ "The notion that everything ultimately consists of opposing forces is essential to the Aztec worldview." The author then shows how the Aztec calendar reflects this notion. - illustrated - http://www.azteccalendar.com/

Aztec Civilization __ Learn about the culture, religious rituals, economy, class structure, and importance of ceremonies in this ancient civilization. - From allabouthistory.org - http://www.allabouthistory.org/aztec-civilization.htm  

Aztec Civilization __ You will find information about the Aztec calendar, creation stories, Aztec history, Aztec culture, current archaeological discoveries, and more about ancient Aztec civilization. - illustrated - From crystalinks.com - http://www.crystalinks.com/aztecs.html

Aztec Civilization __ "The Aztec civilization ruled pretty much all of central America before the Spanish arrived, and had a culture infused with fatalism and ceremony. Here are some recent studies of this fascinating culture."  Articles and resources. - From about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/aztecarchaeology/Aztec_Civilization.htm

The Aztec Civilization __ "The Aztec civilization was a highly advanced and filled with unique customs, a comprehensive language, and amazing technology." You will find a brief general overview along with text links to related material. - From aztec-indians.com - http://www.aztec-indians.com/aztec-civilization.html

The Aztec Civilization: What was it like? __ "Even the Mexica were not culturally homogeneous - some researchers believe that as many as seventeen ethnic groups were among the original tribes that came south to the site of Tenochtitlan." An introduction to the Aztec Civilization - From aztec-history.com - http://www.aztec-history.com/aztec-civilization.html  

Aztec Community __ Good introduction of ancient Aztec civilization for the younger student. - illustration of Calendar Stone - http://www2.truman.edu/~marc/webpages/nativesp99/aztecs/aztec_template.html

Aztec Creation Story __ Story of how the Aztecs believed they came into existence. - http://www.indians.org/welker/aztecs.htm
 
Aztec Gods and Goddesses - Deities of the Ancient Aztec __ You will find descriptions and aspects of some of the Aztec deities. - From about.com - http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/americamyth/a/aztecgods.htm?rd=1

 

Aztec History __ "The story of the Aztecs' rise to power is awe inspiring one, and is one of the most remarkable stories in world history." You will find a good overview. - From crystalinks.com - http://www.crystalinks.com/aztechistory.html

Aztec History __ Dig into the mysteries of Aztec history right here! What was ancient Aztec art and culture like? ... New facts and articles about ancient Aztec history. - illustrated - From aztec-history.com - http://www.aztec-history.com/index.html

Aztec History and Culture __ You will find a massive website dealing with many aspects of Aztec civilization. - From history-aztec.com - http://www.history-aztec.com/ 
 
Aztec Mythology __ You will find an Aztec Mythology lesson plan with loads of resources and information. It is written for fourth and fifth grade students in Talented and Gifted Programs - from Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute - http://www.cis.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1994/3/94.03.03.x.html

Aztec Civilization Stock Photography Images __ Large gallery of photos related to the Aztecs which may be purchased or maybe even licensed. - illustrated - From superstock.com - http://www.superstock.com/stock-photography/Aztec+Civilization

Aztecs __ Introduction to Aztec civilization for the younger student. - illustrated, Aztec history - From Snaith Primary School - http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/aztecs.htm

The Aztecs __ This is a great introduction to Aztec civilization for the younger student. You will find many aspects covered from daily life to military. - illustrated - From Nettlesworth Primary School - http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/nettsch/time/aztec.html

Aztecīs Photos __ The 'photos' are not the film variety but ancient Aztec drawings of their own way of life. - illustrated - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/C006206F/Fotos%20Aztecas_i.htm

The Aztecs: A Pre-Columbian History __ Here is curriculum guide offering an introduction to the most widely known of all pre-Columbian peoples of the Americas. - From Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute - http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1999/2/99.02.01.x.html

Category:Aztec history __ Index of articles related to Aztec history found in Wikipedia. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Aztec_history

History of the Aztecs __ An encyclopedic article about Aztec history including origins, the rise of empire and their fate under the Spanish. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Aztecs   

Indigenous Peoples' Literature: The Aztecs/Mexicas __ You will find material which includes Aztec creation stories and poems as well as information about their culture and languages. - From Glenn Welker - http://www.indians.org/welker/aztec.htm

Mexico History - The Aztecs __ Summary of Aztec history - http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/hpostclassic2.html

Preliminary View Of The Aztec Civilization __ A paper written by William H. Prescott in and published in 1892. - From shsu.edu - http://www.shsu.edu/~his_ncp/Aztecs.html


 

 

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