Rituals In Aztec Culture

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The Aztecs were polytheistic which means they worshiped many gods. There main and most powerful god was Huitzilopochtli. Huitzilopochtli was the god of war, the sun and sacrifice. The sun was one of the most important things in Aztec culture they were called the people of the sun and believed that they needed to strengthen the sun's power through rituals and sacrifices. The priest in Aztec culture were in charge of making sure the gods were happy.They did this through human sacrifice and strict ancient rituals. Priest where highly respected in Aztec culture and had to undergo strict training process.They also has priestess, which had the same roles as male priest.

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