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Aztec Massacre Secrets of the Dead


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Frank
- 779 days ago - pbs.org
I placed this link to this April 13th, 2008 episode of PBS Secrets of the Dead" because it deals with the Aztecs. The episode offers new insight into the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs. Please do not watch, if you are adverse to violence



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Bianca D. (86)
Saturday August 11, 2012, 10:37 pm
I always wondred why the Mejicas didn't give the Invading Spaniards the same treatment...
Tx Frank.
 

Bob P. (427)
Monday August 13, 2012, 12:41 pm
thanks for sharing
 

John B. (215)
Monday August 13, 2012, 5:13 pm
Thanks Frank for posting the link to this Secrets of The Dead episode. Watched (the whole thing) and noted. Excellent presentation.
 

Frank S. (456)
Monday August 13, 2012, 6:24 pm
You are welcome John, I'm glad everyone is enjoying it. However, History sometimes can shock and shake us up a bit, perhaps as a reminder to let go of all forms violence before we as a collective humanity become consumed by our own penchant for violence, and eventually destroy ourselves.
 

LMj Sunshine (131)
Monday August 13, 2012, 6:47 pm
Thank you for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 14, 2012, 1:48 am
It was a great show. Thanx for letting us know.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday August 14, 2012, 8:23 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Suzanne L. (155)
Tuesday August 14, 2012, 1:52 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting. I watched it. Historical/archaeological programs always interest me.
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 5:58 pm
Thanks for the link Frank.
 

Pogle S. (88)
Friday August 17, 2012, 11:26 pm
I can't decide what was worse, Aztec human sacrifice or the Spanish Inquisition burning women at the stake after torturing them with red-hot iron and half drowning them on the ducking stool?
 

Frank S. (456)
Saturday August 18, 2012, 6:29 am
Pogle, yes it would be a very hard call.
 
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