The Aztec Empire dominated Mesoamerica from Mexico and Guatemala to the territories of Salvador and Honduras for nearly 100 years. This empire consisted of the native speaking people known as the Nahuatl-speakers and those of the Culhua-Mexico.
The Aztec religion is the Mesoamerican religion of the Aztecs. Like other
Mesoamerican religions, it had elements of human sacrifice in connection with a
Religion was extremely important in Aztec life. They worshipped many gods and
goddesses, each of whom ruled one or more human activities or aspects of ...
Discover the basic beliefs of the ancient Aztec religion, and how the Mexica
people might have thought about the world and the gods...
Kids learn about the Religion, Gods, and Mythology of the Aztec Empire including
the pyramids, temples, and priests.
The Aztec religion is composed of an incredibly complicated, yet interesting, set
of beliefs. Filled with stories of human sacrifices and demanding Aztec gods and
The Aztecs believed in many gods. Some of their gods controlled nature. The
Aztecs believed that different gods watched over their seeds and plants and ...
The Aztec people practiced their religion through many different ways including
human sacrifice, building great temples to worship in and also through their arts.
There was little difference between Aztec religion and civil society. The
tlacatecuhtli , or "chief of men." controlled all the religious ceremonies and was
also the ...
Perhaps the most highly elaborated aspect of Aztec culture was the religious
system. The Aztec derived much of their religious ideology from the earlier