Around its side are depictions of Texcatlipoca, a major Aztec god, holding the patron gods of other places by the hair. Aztec glyphs give the name of the conquered place, which may have already been conquered, or is considered divinely ordained to be conquered. One of the figures, however, is identified as Tizoc, the Aztec Emperor from 1481 to 1486, who is dressed in the costume of the god Huitzilopochtli. This has led to the stone's association with Tizoc.
Empire of Blood; the New Aztecs Exhibition Has Gripped the British Public. but the Story of How This Great Yet Bloody Civilisation Was Destroyed by a Handful of Adventurers Is One of the Most Incredible in History . .
Nov 16, 2002; Byline: CHRISTOPHER HUDSON THE year was 1517. Just two years before the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes began marching...