Gen. Aztec

Center Aztec civilization was rich and fertile territory in which the Aztecs successfully developed agriculture, growing tomatoes, beans, corn, chili peppers, squash, and other vegetables.In tropical areas of hard-working people to gather fruit, and engaged in cattle breeding, since the Aztecs food often consumed meat of dogs and turkeys.In addition, an important role in the life of the Aztecs played a hunting and fishing, weaving, weapons, pottery and jewelry, as well as the merchant trade outside the empire.

Aztecs famous for its unique floating gardens, which were created manually Aztec craftsmen.

Since the disposal of the Aztecs did not have wheels and pa
ck animals, they transported the goods overland via stretcher, and for water travel was used canoes, which can accommodate up to twenty people.Tenochitlan, the capital of the Aztecs, is a unique achievement that time architecture, consisting of a huge pyramidal temples, luxurious palaces, wide straight streets, stone sculptures and a network of canals.Clean drinking water to the city from the aqueducts, and the products were bought on a giant market right in the center of the capital.

achievements in art and science

Aztecs had created a huge reservoir of pictorial literature that represent different genres of poetry, religious chants, dramas, legends, stories and philosophical treatises.Azteca know often hold workshops for debates and poetic exercises, and simple people addicted stone carvings and sculptures manufacturer.In addition, the Aztecs made great strides in mathematics, medicine, pedagogy and law.

at a premium Aztecs were articles of bright feathers that adorned the master military shields, clothes, hats and banners.

the authorship belongs to the Aztec solar calendar of 365 days, which is divided by 18 months, each of which was 20 days.At the end of the year to this month the Aztecs added five days, calculating using the solar calendar agricultural cycle and time of worship.Also invented Aztecs 260-day ritual calendar, which contained 13 months, all of which was also 20 days.It was used for predictions and prophecies.Both calendars were united by a common 52-year cycle, the end of which each time symbolized the destruction of the old world.