In Search of History: The Aztec Empire

In Search of History: The Aztec Empire

     
 

For centuries the highly advanced society of the Aztecs has fascinated history scholars. In this documentary exploring the origins, cultural aspects, and ultimate downfall of the once-mighty civilization, filmmakers not only offer a guided tour of the great temple of Tenochtitlan, but also speak with noted scholars to find out just how a band of over 1,000 Aztecs…  See more details below

Overview

For centuries the highly advanced society of the Aztecs has fascinated history scholars. In this documentary exploring the origins, cultural aspects, and ultimate downfall of the once-mighty civilization, filmmakers not only offer a guided tour of the great temple of Tenochtitlan, but also speak with noted scholars to find out just how a band of over 1,000 Aztecs gathered to assemble a powerful nation in just under 400 years, only to fall to the Spanish in a matter of months.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/27/2005
UPC:
0733961731217
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
0:50:00

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Aztec Empire
2. Empire Steeped in Blood [:19]
3. Finding a Home [7:46]
4. The Biggest City [6:42]
5. Human Sacrifice [6:33]
6. Quetzalcoatal's Return [9:47]
7. A Vanished Way of Life [11:30]

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