Have you sharpened your weapons? Are you ready for battle? Can you speak Classical Nahuatl? Do you know the legend of the vision of the eagle clutching the snake on a prickly pear cactus--the first signal to our ancestors of the site our great city of Tenochtitlan? Can you take prisoners and bring them back alive to offer as human sacrifice to the gods? Only then may you cut your hair So are you ready for your initiation as an Aztec Warrior?
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Award-winning author Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge and is the author of more than 100 information books for young people.
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