Aztec Empire — Rough Diplomacy

The Valley of Mexico is part of the central highlands. At the low point ,there is Lake Texococo that made life sustainable in the generally dry climate. About 600 A.D. the empire of Teotihuacán was overthrown-sacked and its grand buildings burned around this time,but refugees find a new home on the southern shore of Lake […]

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The Great God Chac — tarnmoor

From my trips to Yucatán, I became impressed with the one dominant image of Yucatec Mayan art: The face of Chac (pronounced CHOCK), the rain god. You see, Yucatán is a land without surface rivers. Oh, there is plenty of flowing water underground, but none of it breaks the pitted limestone surface of the peninsula. […]

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