Aztec Facts

  • What Was the Macuahuitl Used For?

    As stories suggest, Aztecs often used these swords to slit the throats of their enemies. They would also slay the enemies’ horses with these swords...
  • Do Macuahuitls Kill Coronavirus?

    Macuahuitls were designed to maim DNA-based bipeds from enemy nations and tribes. As such, they aren’t very effective against RNA viruses. Neverthe...
  • What did the Aztecs adopt from the Mayan civilization?

    While Mayan civilization coexisted with Aztec civilization, it was much older, dating as far back as 2000 BC and possibly even farther. The Mayans ...
  • Who were the Aztecs?

    The Aztecs were a Mesoamerican society that thrived from around the fourteenth century CE to the arrival of the Conquistadors in the mid-sixteenth ...
  • What did the Aztecs eat?

    Maize was the most important food in the Aztec diet. It was so important that their whole society revolved around the production and consumption of...
  • Aztec Costumes for Cosplay

    The Aztecs were a society who lived mostly in central Mexico between the 14th and 16th centuries. Their primary language was Nahuactl. Since their...
  • Datos sobre el Macuahuitl

    El macuahuitl era un arma mortal usada en Mesoamerica durante el siglo 16. Estaba hecha de madera, con forma de remo y consistía de 6 hojas filosas...
  • When were the Aztecs around?

    The Aztec civilization was officially founded in the 1300s when the Mexica people and a couple of other tribes had settled in Central Mexico, forme...
  • Los Aztecas: Preguntas Frecuentes

    A pesar de conocerlos de nombre y como ancestros en común de muchos habitantes de nuestra región, hay muchas cosas que aún no sabemos de los Aztec...
  • What happened to the Aztecs?

    The Aztecs fell prey to the same colonization that swept through North and South America after Columbus. They found themselves beset on all sides; ...
  • What language did the Aztecs speak?

    The Aztec language is called Nahuatl, and is actually still spoken by about 1.5 million people in various mountainous and rural regions of Mexico. ...
  • Is Obsidian Good for Weapons?

    One of the reasons surgeons’ scalpels are made with obsidian is their sharpness. They are 500 times sharper than steel. Even though some say that t...