The Aztecs worshiped hundreds of gods and goddesses; each represented a different aspect of life. The Rain god, Sun god, vegetation god and fertility god. The Tezcatlipoca, the warrior god of the north and the god of sin and misery. The Huitzilopochtli was the Aztec god o the obsidian knife who sprang forth from his mother’s belly to kill his siblings. The Quetzalcoati was the Aztec god of the wind.
The Gods fought the sea monster and soon it had died. Then the Four World Ages, starting with the Jaguar Sun. The great source of the energy so that the world would be complete. This is the key to the cycles of the Aztec creation story. Since the sun is so powerful, they had to do a sacrifice of a God, Tezcatlipoca.
This was the time when the gods could decide to destroy humanity. Every cycle ended with the New Fire Ceremony. For five days before the end of the cycle, all religious altar fires were extinguished and people all over the Aztec world destroyed furniture and possessions and went into mourning for the world. On the last day, the priests went to the Hill of the Star, a crater in the Valley of Mexico, and waited for the constellation of the Pleiades to appear. If it appeared, that meant that the world would continue for fifty-two more years.
Moon Myth Long ago in ancient Mexico, there were ten Suns, the lands have been dried up, the crops were all destroyed, and people can’t breathe. The heat has affected the animals and monsters in the jungle and came out to harm people. The disasters in the Earth have shocked the gods in the heaven. They sent a warrior from heaven call Chimbonda with his wife, Shalala down to the Earth gave him a bow to shoot the Suns. Chimbonda climbed up to the highest mountain in Mexico, Mt.
Secondly, the Spanish used and wasted the Aztecs natural resources. The main plant resources the Aztecs had were reeds, trees, fruits, cocoa, cotton, corn, feathers, shells, and jaguar skins (Hill, 2011). The main metals and stones the Aztecs had on offer were: gold, silver copper, jade, green stones, turquoise, onyx, rock crystal and porphyry (Aztec Stones and Minerals, 2009). Whilst the Spanish started to attack Tenochtitlan, they striped the civilisation of her minerals and stones (Jones, 2008). The Aztecs had very little resources left.
In response to this problem, Carver set about enlarging the commercial possibilities of the peanut and sweet potato through a long and ingenious program of laboratory research. He ultimately developed 300 derivative products from peanuts—among them cheese, milk, coffee, flour, ink, dyes, plastics, wood stains, soap, linoleum, medicinal oils, and cosmetics—and 118 from sweet potatoes, including flour, vinegar, molasses, rubber, ink, a synthetic rubber, and postage stamp
The Aztec empire history begins when the nomadic people first came from the north into the valley of Mexico in the 1200’s. They settled and built their city on an island and began the city of Tenochtitlan. They created relationships with the surrounding peoples but had to conquer others. This was the start of the Aztec Empire which ran from 1300-1500 CE. Appearance * The Aztecs were short and stocky, the men rarely more than 5 feet 6 inches tall and the women more delicately built with an average height of about 4 feet 8 inches.
Cody Ostlund SPA 101 Sec 1 4-17-11 Aztec Society The Aztecs were a very organized and religious society. The worshipped many deities, and performed sacrificial rituals to please their deities. Historians claim that the Aztecs first settled on an island called Aztlan, but moved south in the early 1100’s. They settled in neighboring cities, but their hosts found their violent behavior rude, so they were ran out of many cities. During their travels, the Aztecs came across lake Texcoco, where they saw an eagle perched on a cactus.
To get to Everlost you have to be off track going to the place that you were supposed to go after your life had ended. The McGill had been in Everlost for quite some time. Everyone in Everlost feared the great McGill because he was the meanest person in Everlost. Newcomers to Everlost never listened to the other inhabitants about the McGill and his wickedness. Nick and