Author: John D. Clare
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series; Paperback
Period: 12th - 16th century Mexico, ancient Aztecs; Non-fiction
Discover why the Aztecs settled in Tenochtitlan, the terrible fate that awaited prisoners captured by the Aztecs, why Aztec priests wore the flayed skins of sacrificial victims, why marriage was so important, the various gods and goddesses in Aztec life, what Aztec children learned at school, the mysterious methods Aztec doctors used to treat their patients, and much more! This book is illustrated with more than 80 stunning color pictures and is engaging to young readers. FInd out about a complex and advanced civilization that left an impressive legacy still visible today.