Aztec Priests - The Aztecs & Tenochtitlan

Aztec priests traced the entire history of the world and creation in order to legitimise the Aztec empire and the ruling family. The world was created after constant infighting between different gods and it took five tries for the gods to finally create the agreed upon version of the world.…

Priests - The Aztecs

Priestesses also acted as a matchmaker, often marrying engaged couples in the traditional Aztec way. Priestesses are the ones that keeps the temples clean and the fires lit. There was also priestesses who were in charge of special cults of the goddesses of the earth and some served as a mother superior.…

Aztec Rituals and Religious Ceremonies - History

Aztec rituals and religious symbolism imbued the civilization’s life with religious meaning throughout the year. Every month had at least one major religious ceremony honoring a god or gods. Most of these ceremonies were related to the agricultural season, the sowing of corn or the harvest of fruits.…