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  2. Moctezuma I - Wikipedia

    Moctezuma I (c. 1398 –1469), also known as Moteuczomatzin Ilhuicamina (modern Nahuatl pronunciation ⓘ), Huehuemoteuczoma or Montezuma I (Classical Nahuatl: Motēuczōma Ilhuicamīna [moteːkʷˈsoːma ilwikaˈmiːna], Classical Nahuatl: Huēhuemotēuczōma [weːwemoteːkʷˈsoːma]), was the second Aztec emperor and fifth king of Tenochtitlan.

  3. What happened straight after Moctezuma’s death? - Mexicolore

    What happened straight after Moctezuma’s death? ORIGINAL QUESTION received from - and thanks to - Jack Legg, pupil at Larkswood Primary School, Chingford, E. London: What did the Spanish do immediately after Moctezuma was killed and did they stay in Tenochtitlan for long? (Answered by Ian Mursell/Mexicolore)

  4. The death of Moctezuma (1) - Mexicolore

    Moctezuma’s personality and the circumstances surrounding his death have, since the first years of Spanish rule in Mexico, been the subject of misinformation and argument amongst both the chroniclers of the time and serious students of pre-Hispanic history.

  5. Moctezuma II - Wikipedia

    1892 illustration of Moctezuma II. Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin ( c. 1466 – 29 June 1520; [motɛːkˈsoːmaḁ ʃoːkoˈjoːt͡sĩ] modern Nahuatl pronunciation ⓘ ), [N.B. 1] variant spellings include Moctezuma, Motewksomah, Motecuhzomatzin, Montezuma, Moteuczoma, Motecuhzoma, Motēuczōmah, Muteczuma, and referred to retroactively in European ...

  6. The last Mexica princess (1) - Mexicolore

    This detailed study of Isabel de Moctezuma, affectionately called ‘the last Mexica princess’, was kindly written specially for us by Anastasia Kalyuta, an ethnohistorian based at the Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, who has undertaken extensive research on Isabel’s life at the General Archive of the Indies in Seville, Spain.

  7. Aztec pleasure gardens - Mexicolore

    One of many Aztec paradises - Tlalocan - consisted, in Soustelle’s words, of ‘an idealised vision of the eastern tropics, a green country of flowers and warm rain; it was a garden of repose and plenty, where the blessed lived for ever in peaceful happiness’ (Pic 3).

  8. Isabel Moctezuma: The Last Aztec Princess | Ancient Origins

    Isabel Moctezuma was born around 1510, and was originally known as Tecuixpo Ixtlaxóchitl, Tecuichpo or Tecuichpochtzin, which has been translated to mean either “cotton flower” or “lord’s daughter.”. She was the daughter of Moctezuma II, the 9th ruler of the Aztec Empire. The identity of Isabel’s mother, however, is less certain.

  9. Conquistador - Wikipedia

    From 1519 to 1521, Hernán Cortés waged a campaign against the Aztec Empire, ruled by Moctezuma II. From the territories of the Aztec Empire, conquistadors expanded Spanish rule to northern Central America and parts of what is now the southern and western United States, and from Mexico sailing the Pacific Ocean to the Spanish East Indies.

  10. The death of Moctezuma (2) - Mexicolore

    Moctezuma’s envoys will need to return four times before he can be admitted. First expedition In the first phase of what in ceremonial protocol would be a ritual death associated with suicide, Moctezuma’s guide is the avatar of the god Xipe Totec: Totec Chicahua (c), ‘our lord with strength’.

  11. Pedro Moctezuma - Wikipedia

    Don Pedro (de) Moctezuma Tlacahuepan Ihualicahuaca was a son of the Aztec emperor Moctezuma II and María Miyahuaxochtzin, the daughter of Ixtlilcuecahuacatzin, ruler of Tollan .