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  2. Itzcoatl - Wikipedia

    Itzcoatl (Classical Nahuatl: Itzcōhuātl [it͡sˈkoːwaːt͡ɬ], "Obsidian Serpent", modern Nahuatl pronunciation i) (1380–1440) was the fourth king of Tenochtitlan, and the founder of the Aztec Empire, ruling from 1427 to 1440.

  3. Itzcóatl | Aztec king | Britannica

    Other articles where Itzcóatl is discussed: Aztec: Establishment of the Aztec empire: Under the ruler Itzcóatl (1428–40), Tenochtitlán formed alliances with the neighbouring states of Texcoco and Tlacopan and became the dominant power in central Mexico. Later, by commerce and conquest, Tenochtitlán came to rule an empire of 400 to 500 small states, comprising by 1519 some 5,000,000 to ...

  4. Itzcoatl reigned over the Aztec Empire from 1427 until 1440, and is best remembered as the leader who saw the Aztecs become the most powerful Mesoamerican society in the Valley of Mexico. For example, as leader he famously formed an alliance with two other societies in the area in order to overthrow their mutual rivals.

  5. Itzcoatl - Wiktionary, the free dictionary

    Itzcoatl. The fourth ruler of Tenochtitlan. Huitzilihuitl reigned twenty years, and died in 1409, and was succeeded by his brother Chimalpopoca, who, dying by his own hands in prison, to which he was tracherously conveyed by the king of Acolhuacan, was succeeded by Itzcoatl, the son of Acamapitzin, by a slave.

  6. Morelos - Wikipedia

    Morelos is a landlocked state located in south-central Mexico. It is bordered by Mexico City to the north, and by the states of México to the northeast and northwest, Puebla to the east and Guerrero to the southwest. Morelos is the second-smallest state in the nation, just after Tlaxcala.

  7. Itzcóatl 1428-1440 Era hijo de Ācamāpīchtli, primer tlatoani y de una hija de Tezozómoc, señor de Azcapotzalco. Durante su gobierno se realizó la primera gr...

  8. Mexicolore

    The Aztecs had formidable warrior costumes. They would dress as jaguars, wild cats, coyotes, eagles, monsters, even death. Often reported as brutal and merciless, in the heat of battle these soldiers may have been considered by the Spanish to be devoid of rational thought and hell bent on killing.

  9. The Florentine Codex | World History Commons

    Sahagún was a Franciscan missionary who arrived in Mexico in 1529. The manuscript, commonly referred to as the Florentine Codex, consists of twelve books that cover a range of different topics. The twelfth book focuses on the Spanish conquest of Mexico between 1519 and 1521. Around 1553-55, Sahagún gathered accounts from indigenous elders who ...

  10. Prehispanic Nahua Naming Patterns - Mexicolore

    1. Personal name consisting of two and more separate words, which sometimes formed a complete sentence, eg Motecuhzoma (“Frowning Lord”), derived from tecuhtli (lord) and the reflexive verb mozoma (to get angry, to frown) or Huitzilpopoca (literally “Smoking Hummingbird”), Itzcoatl (“Obsidian Snake”) (pic 12). 2.