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  1. Nahuatl, The Language of the Aztec Nation

    ... South American countries. There was a time, however, when Nahuatl, a language spoken by the indigenous inhabitants of the Valley of ... South American countries. There was a time, however, when Nahuatl, a language spoken by the indigenous inhabitants of the Valley of ...

    Caleb Strom - 01/08/2018 - 01:56

  2. Library of Congress Obtains Mesoamerican Map from the Dawn of the Americas

    ... a unique, indigenous-made map of Mexico from the era of the Nahuatl people's first contact with European explorers is now part of its vast ... a unique, indigenous-made map of Mexico from the era of the Nahuatl people's first contact with European explorers is now part of its vast ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 23/11/2017 - 22:57

  3. Forgotten Voyagers: The Ancient Mexican Merchants Who Took to the Seas

    ... Mexican tribes are based on their names derived from the Nahuatl language. The Spanish referred to the Putun as Chontal from the Nahuatl word: chontalli (meaning ‘foreigner’). Is the Cascajal ...

    Clyde Winters - 12/08/2017 - 22:52

  4. The Lost City of Aztlan – Legendary Homeland of the Aztecs

    ... of civilization at Aztlan comes from legend. According to Nahuatl legend, there were seven tribes that once lived at Chicomoztoc – ...

    mrreese - 30/05/2019 - 01:29

  5. The Mysterious Petroglyphs of Ometepe, Nicaragua

    ... Nicaragua. The name of this island comes from the indigenous Nahuatl language. Ome means as ‘two’, whilst tepetl means ‘peaks ... may be translated as ‘the place of two hills’. The first Nahuatl-speaking inhabitants of Ometepe are said to have arrived on the island ...

    dhwty - 03/10/2015 - 00:44

  6. Was the Ahuizotl an Aztec Mythical Creature or a Real Fisherman’s Foe?

    The Ahuizotl (which may be translated from Nahuatl to mean ‘Thorny One of the Water’) is a creature found in the ... The Ahuizotl (which may be translated from Nahuatl to mean ‘Thorny One of the Water’) is a creature found in the ...

    dhwty - 22/04/2018 - 22:48

  7. Archaeologists discover astronomical observatory linked to sun worship in Mexico

    ... left the caves and settled Aztatlan. Aztec is the Nahuatl word for "people from Aztlan". The results of the latest ...

    aprilholloway - 10/02/2014 - 01:27

  8. Chichen Itza's Shadows: Unexpected Light Shed on Ancient Maya

    ... Yucatec, translation from the name Quetzalcoatl in the nahuatl language, that translates as ‘Quetzal feathered serpent’, the ... Behind it is the massive skull rack, or tzompantli in Nahuatl; it is 164 feet long by 40 feet wide (50 meters by 12 meters) and may ...

    George Fery - 21/02/2020 - 21:34

  9. Ancient Acoustic Artifacts and Communication with the Gods

    ... 1. An Aztec conch shell trumpeter called a "quiquizoani" in Nahuatl from the Codex Magliabecchi ( Public Domain ) People of the ...

    ancient-origins - 13/08/2017 - 01:53

  10. Archaeologists Have Unearthed a Literally Heart-Rending Aztec Child Sacrifice to the God of War

    Archaeologists have made a startling discovery while excavating at the Templo Mayor of the city of Tenochtitlan. They’ve unearthed the remains of a child who they believe was sacrificed to the Aztec god of war.

    Alicia McDermott - 26/07/2018 - 13:59

  11. 27 Little Known Facts About Teotihuacan

    ... Mesoamerica, whose name means "the city of the gods" in the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs. It once supported an estimated population of ...

    ancient-origins - 08/11/2016 - 16:49

  12. Secret Chamber and Tunnel Discovered Under the Temple of the Moon at Teotihuacan Emulate the Underworld

    ... Its name means "the city of the gods" in the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs. It once supported an estimated population of ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 26/10/2018 - 01:30

  13. Hidden in the Glyphs: Deciphering Bilingual Mayan-Olmec Text

    ... brick from Comalcalco (“in the house of earthenware" in Nahuatl). Comalcalco is a Mayan archaeological site found in Tabasco, Mexico. ...

    Clyde Winters - 10/12/2016 - 21:49

  14. Have Researchers Discovered What Caused the 16th Century Mexican Epidemic That Killed Over 80% of the Population?

    ... Mexican epidemic outbreak. This cocoliztli (pestilence in Nahuatl) occurred from 1545-1576 and took the lives of between 7 and 18 million ...

    Alicia McDermott - 18/02/2017 - 02:04

  15. Xolotl – The Underworld Dog God of the Aztecs

    ... addition, the word ‘xolotl’ may also mean ‘dog’ in Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs. It should be mentioned that dogs were ...

    dhwty - 29/04/2018 - 18:52

  16. Aztec Leaders: Rulers, Supreme Ruler and the Voice of the People

    ... This title may be translated literally from Nahuatl to mean ‘one who speaks.’ He has a number of important ...

    dhwty - 04/07/2018 - 23:01

  17. Ancient tunnel under Teotihuacan may lead to Royal tombs

    ... Mesoamerica, whose name means "the city of the gods" in the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs. It once supported an estimated population of ...

    aprilholloway - 30/10/2014 - 00:35

  18. Quetzalcoatl: From Feathered Serpent to Creator God

    ... pantheon. The name Quetzalcoatl is a combination of two Nahuatl (the language of the Aztecs) words, quetzal , which is the emerald ...

    dhwty - 10/05/2019 - 20:42

  19. Huitzilopochtli: The Hummingbird War God at the Forefront of the Aztec Pantheon

    ... in a Name? The name Huitzilopochtli is composed of two Nahuatl words, huitzilin , and opochtli , which mean ‘hummingbird’ ...

    dhwty - 25/07/2018 - 01:52

  20. The Infamous Eagle Warriors: Elite Infantrymen of the Aztec Empire

    ... had distinguished themselves on the battlefield. In the Nahuatl / Aztec language, the eagle warriors were known as cuāuhtli . ...

    dhwty - 30/05/2016 - 03:48

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