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Exploring History

What Did They Eat: The Aztecs

Corn, cannibalism, and cacao

The origins of the Aztec people remain shrouded in mystery. They take their name from a place called Aztlan, which is thought to mean ‘white land’. The myth suggests that they lived in an idyllic paradise and for reasons that remain unclear, they left their native homeland. Making their way to what would become their capital Tenochtitlan, everything turned against…

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A Renaissance Writer

A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once