Call Number: Kanopy Streaming
This two-part collection documents the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. From the ancient Olmec and their giant carved stone heads to the magnificent pyramids of the moon and sun at Teotihuacan, the Aztecs were inheritors of thousands years of indigenous culture. Who were the Aztecs and how was their complex civilization created? How did a small army of Spanish conquistadors destroy such a powerful foe and close a chapter on an empire that had been two thousand years in the making?