Huerta Yáñez, Maciel
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Established in 1325 in the center of Mexico´s Valley, they were the last nahuatl speaking people and the ones that in less than two centuries raised the last city of prehispanic Mexico, Tenochtitlan, unique in its kind with chinampas and a creative urban trace. Since 1428, the chosen people of Huitzilochtli, the young and warlike sun god, used their warlike qualities to conquer most of Mesoamerica. This dynamic and violent character would have to be reflected in the Aztec art, because they were able to fuse the diverse cultural elements of the dominated peoples in a formidable artistic synthesis.