38. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 2

Episode 39 March 03, 2019 00:24:17
38. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 2
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38. The Conquest of Mexico - Part 2
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In the lead up to the Spanish arrival in Mexico, the Aztec witnessed a series of ominous omens. They included strange two-headed men, pillars of flame and ghostly voices. In this episode we examine these and what impact they had on their interpretation of the arrival of the Spaniards. Meanwhile Cortez reaches Southern Mexico and take stock of his surroundings. While on the island of Cozumel he makes a surprising discovery. A marooned Spaniard.

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