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The Aztecs Part I

This two part program documents the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. From the ancient Olmec and their giant carved stone heads to the magnificent pyramids of the moon and sun at Teotihuacán, the Aztecs were inheritors of thousands years of indigenous culture. Who were the A...

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Other Authors: Infobase,, Film Ideas (Firm)
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Film Ideas, [2013]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 22 sec)) : sound, color.
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Summary: This two part program documents the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. From the ancient Olmec and their giant carved stone heads to the magnificent pyramids of the moon and sun at Teotihuacán, 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?
Item Description: Originally released by Film Ideas, 2013.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 15, 2019.
Tenochtitlan (2:17); Olmec and Mayan Civilizations (2:38); Teotihuacan (4:05); Xochicalco (2:11); Toltec Civilization (3:32); Aztec Origins (4:12); Undisputed Leadership (3:59); Monte Alban and Mitla (3:44); Aztec Empire Expansion (4:29); Nezahualcoyotl (2:24); Tenochtitlan Flourishes (1:39); Aztec Empire Apex (3:11); Tenochtitlan Culture and Society (4:52); Aztec Belief System (5:39); Credits: The Aztecs Part I (1:11);
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This two part program documents the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. From the ancient Olmec and their giant carved stone heads to the magnificent pyramids of the moon and sun at Teotihuacán, 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?
3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Academic/AP.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 22 sec)) : sound, color.
Format: Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Academic/AP.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.