Aztec Facts

By: Emersyn Jorski :)

Amazing Facts about the Aztecs!

  • The aztecs never discovered the wheel
  • The language they speak is N'ahuatl
  • N'ahuatl alphabet looks like the hieroglyphic alphabet
  • They played the game called Ullamaliztli often
  • Human sacrifice would be connected to the game
  • the humans who have been sacrificed in the game have their skulls surrounding the court
  • Its actually an honor to be sacrificed
  • They were the first to introduce chocolate to the europeans
  • The word chocolate comes from the word "chocolātl" from the aztec language
  • cacao seeds were a "gift from the gods" they were even used as currency

Biblyography

"25 Unbelievable Facts About The Aztecs." List25. List 25, 03 Apr. 2015. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.

"Ancient Aztec: Moctezuma II." Ancient Aztec: Moctezuma II. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.