7 Most Important Aztec Animals and Their Meanings

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Up until Hernán Cortés and his Spanish conquistadors, there was virtually no stopping the Aztec empire. The Aztecs were an advanced society that dominated central Mexico for well over two centuries. Their domain extended from Nicaragua to El Salvador and even Honduras. With their home in the center of the Valley of Mexico, the Aztecs specialized in many things, but their main activity was focused on consolidating and expanding their empire. They needed to battle with neighboring or resistant societies to … Continue reading the article