Aztec, Pyramids of War, a two part series, will document the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. How did a small nomadic tribe from the deserts north of the valley of Mexico, come to establish themselves as the supreme power over twelve million people and transform Tenochtitlan, island capital city into the richest and and most populous center of the Americas.
From the ancient Olmec and their giant carved stone heads to the magnificent pyramids of the moon and sun at Teotihuacan, the Aztecs were inheritors of thousands years of indigenous culture. Who were the Aztecs and how was their complex civilization created? How did a small army of Spanish conquistadors destroy such a powerful foe and close a chapter on an empire that had been two thousand years in the making? Join us as we journey into the fascinating realm of the Aztec nation and its dramatic clash with Iron men from another world.