Photo byxicana_mommaMap showing the Lake Youta river system, full version at Map of California showing Lake Youta and the Anahuac Mountains, full version at 1847 Disturnell Map, full view. Maps showing the “Aztec Homeland”* From “In « Continue »
Montezuma’s Gold: Is there cursed Aztec gold in Utah?
Photo by Xuan Che Historians say the richest cache of gold is hidden in southern Utah and that it’s buried deep within its caverns. The Aztecs killed each other on the spot so that their spirits could protect the gold. “People have died. « Continue »
Rethinking Montezuma’s Death
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) There are several theories as to exactly how Emperor Montezuma died. After the guests he welcomed as gods betrayed the Aztec people, it’s uncertain if the emperor was killed by his own people or by the Spaniards. And « Continue »
The Stolen Treasure of Montezuma
Tenochtitlan, Cortez and La Malinche meet Moctezuma II. When Cortés and his men arrived near the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, they were regarded as gods. The Aztecs believed that one day their god Quetzalcoatl would return, and Cortés in his « Continue »
Who was Montezuma II?
Montezuma II Montezuma II, also known as Moctezuma II, was the reigning Aztec emperor when the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes arrived in modern-day Mexico. Montezuma II ruled from 1502 to 1520, during what many consider to have been the « Continue »