By Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez, Walter Armstrong
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The Mexica helped the Tepanecs fight their frequent wars and tried to marry into the Azcapotzalco elite. Since resources on the island, especially building materials, were scarce, the Mexicas had to look for ways to support themselves, which they did by trading The Mexicas’ Search for a Home · 21 lacustrine products and serving as mercenaries. The latter played an important role in their future. The first steps for the inhabitants of newly founded Tenochtitlan involved improving their standing within the Tepanec empire—that is, until they eventually defied the Tepanecs, having gained enough power to do so.
The only thing we know with certainty is that the village founded in the center of the lake grew into a great metropolis. D. 1451–54 that eliminated much of the city’s population and the flood at the end of the fifteenth century brought about by the opening of the Acuecuexco spring. Construction of the City Tenochtitlan’s location in the middle of a lake created certain needs that Tenochca met little by little. Land was certainly an important requirement. The small, barren island grew through human intervention, which created joined islands that formed a continuous surface of land, if we consider the canals to be part of the land mass.
The discussion about whether these omens were real or were invented during colonial times continues (for example, see Tomicki 1986; Graulich 1994, 226–34), and this discussion is relevant for interpreting the conquest. In fact, the Spanish had been traveling along the Mexican and Central American coasts since before Motecuhzoma rose to power. Given the existing systems of communication in the empire, some news of these movements would have reached Tenochtitlan. D. 1517, before Cortés’s arrival, would have been well known.
A history of art in ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez, Walter Armstrong