CNN report on Aztecs
joostkremers at fastmail.fm
Thu Aug 24 18:38:47 UTC 2006
On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 02:31:45PM -0400, John F. Schwaller wrote:
> I was just pointed to this story:
> The site is called Tecuaque. Could this be a Nahuatl verb "some one
> was eaten?"
On this site:
it is said that the name means "where people are eaten" (presumably a loose
translation) and was given by Hernán Cortés after the Spanish found out
about the massacre.
Joost Kremers, PhD
Graduate College "Satzarten"
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
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