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The Aztecs expanded the existing Mesoamerican practice of human sacrifice to an unprecedented scale. Symbolism and ritual, including ritual cannibalism, accompanied the sacrifices. The balance between sacrifice motivated by religion and sacrifice motivated by terror is still under debate. The Aztecs had other religious concerns besides sacrifice. They had a complex mythology that explained the birth and history of the gods and their relation to humans.

The Aztecs expanded the existing Mesoamerican practice of human sacrifice to an unprecedented scale. Symbolism and ritual, including ritual cannibalism, accompanied the sacrifices. The balance between sacrifice motivated by religion and sacrifice motivated by terror is still under debate. The Aztecs had other religious concerns besides sacrifice. They had a complex mythology that explained the birth and history of the gods and their relation to humans.

Coloring Guide - WW I map

Coloring Guide - WW I map

The 13 Colonies of America: Clickable Map that you can click and gives you a little bit about each colony

The 13 Colonies of America: Clickable Map that you can click and gives you a little bit about each colony

The Aztecs made many conquests and expanded their territory tremendously throughout their reign.

The Aztecs made many conquests and expanded their territory tremendously throughout their reign.

Soil conservation techniques for hillside farms: Traditional Honduran hill side farming techniques and resulting problems

Soil conservation techniques for hillside farms: Traditional Honduran hill side farming techniques and resulting problems

Inca Civilization -The Incan Empire at the time of the landing of Pizzaro

Inca Civilization -The Incan Empire at the time of the landing of Pizzaro

Week 20 Ancient Ballgames of Mesoamerica; rubber balls specifically

Week 20 Ancient Ballgames of Mesoamerica; rubber balls specifically

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