Aztec Facts

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...