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The Broken Spears by Miguel Leon-Portilla

Summary: The Aztecs, the people of the sun, my people, and my pride still live in our hearts, our souls and our languages. The Spaniards thought that gold was their treasure but the real treasure was the Aztec civilization.
The People of the Sun

The Aztecs, the people of the sun, people of reason and the people of knowledge. The Aztecs knew the land; they were one with the earth using the stars for direction and time telling and the earth as a producer of life. The universe was sacred, it was to be preserved, treated and used as a source of life because for the Aztecs the sun was life, they are the people of the sun. Conquering was very important to the Aztecs; they were warriors, strong ones who trained their men at a young age to protect what they have constructed. The Aztecs were led by a king, the king loved his people and was a divine ruler who was sent by their gods, one of which is Huitzilopochtli who is mentioned numerous times throughout the story. The kings lived at the palace in...

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