Want to know who had influence, who fell from favor, and who lost their heads? Enquiring minds will find it all here, plus fashion tips, secret diaries, and advice columns for kings and tyrants--after all, it's lonely at the top!
Meet Montezuma, emperor of the Aztecs in Mesoamerica, and find out what made him tick.Visit Tenochtitlan, the amazing island city on Lake Texcoco, with its Great Temple and sacrifices to the Aztec gods. This entertaining book, set in the heart of the rain forest, reveals the mysteries of this great ancient Mexican civilization with its legacy of pyramids, temples, huge cities, and golden riches. It includes features on the Aztec calendar, feasts and festivals, and animals that the Aztecs believed had special powers.