Prior to the Conquest of Tenochtitlan
A Comparison Between Cortes and Indigenous Accounts
In the description of the conquest of Tenochtitlan, Hernan Cortss account of the conquest is similar, but also different then the account told by the Nuhautl s
The Mexicans and Tenochtitlan
Broken spears lie in the roads; we have torn out hair in our grief. The houses are roofless now, and their walls are red with blood. Worms are swarming in the streets and plazas, and the walls are splattered with gore.
Introduction The history of the conquest of Tenochtitlan and the defeat of the Mexican people is confused by contradicting accounts. Although every historical document explains the major events of the Spanish conquest in Mexico, the narrations tell d