"The festival of Tlacaxipehualiztli at Tenochtitlán featured gladiatorial style combats in which ranking enemy warriors who had been captured were forced to defend themselves against jaguar and eagle warriors."
30th Nov 201120:1573 notes

"The festival of Tlacaxipehualiztli at Tenochtitlán featured gladiatorial style combats in which ranking enemy warriors who had been captured were forced to defend themselves against jaguar and eagle warriors."



 
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    … these enemy warriors were tied to huge, monolithic rocks and given a sword and armor of feathers to defend themselves...
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