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Rare Aztec map reveals 1500s Mexico

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Early maps of the Americas made by indigenous people are rare—extremely rare. This map, dated 1593, is one of fewer than 100 such documents that have survived the ravages of time. It provides a fascinating glimpse into the early interactions between the indigenous people of Mexico and the recently arrived Spanish.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/rare-aztec-map-mexico-codex-quetzalecatzin/

https://blogs.loc.gov/maps/2017/11/the-codex-quetzelecatzin/

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third_eye

I believe it is much more accurate to say that the 'Conquistadors' destroyed and looted everything they could lay their hands on ...

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