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Aztec_Gods - AZTEC GODS Aztec Gods Religion was extremely...

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AZTEC GODS
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Aztec Gods Religion was extremely important in Aztec life. They worshipped hundreds of gods and goddesses, each of whom ruled one or more human activities or as aspects of nature e.g. sun, rain. They believe that everything in life is controlled by the gods, they bring good things, such as rain to make the crops grow, but also bad things like disease, drought and bad luck.
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The Aztecs thought that the power of the gods should be acknowledged and thanks given to them, so as to avoid the catastrophes that their rage could cause. For this reason monuments temples and statues were built, and sacrifices performed as gifts to the gods.
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Huitzilopochtli (Hummingbird) He is the god of war and the rising sun and special guardian of Tenochtitlan. He is the special god of the Aztec people, they believed he brought them success in war. His temple on the main pyramid was the focus of fearsome sacrifices of the prisoners captured by Aztec warriors. Victims’ heads were
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