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  • noun Plural form of pochtecatl.

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Examples

  • An argument might be made that to call a pochteca a mere merchant is like calling Bill Gates a software salesman.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • An argument might be made that to call a pochteca a mere merchant is like calling Bill Gates a software salesman.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • At the time of contact, an Aztec pochteca ruled over the important trading colony at Xicallanco and the surrounding area, while small Chontal communities were scattered along the lower Mamantel and Candelaria rivers.

    Campeche: on the edge of the Maya world

  • At the time of contact, an Aztec pochteca ruled over the important trading colony at Xicallanco and the surrounding area, while small Chontal communities were scattered along the lower Mamantel and Candelaria rivers.

    Campeche: on the edge of the Maya world

  • Functioning as an Aztec CIA, the pochteca were so respected that they were exempted from trial by ordinary tribunals.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • Attacks against pochtecas brought severe retaliation and when a pochteca died in a foreign land he was buried with the honors equal to those of a warrior slain in combat.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • Attacks against pochtecas brought severe retaliation and when a pochteca died in a foreign land he was buried with the honors equal to those of a warrior slain in combat.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • A special type of Aztec merchant who flourished under Moctezuma I was the celebrated pochteca.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • A special type of Aztec merchant who flourished under Moctezuma I was the celebrated pochteca.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

  • Functioning as an Aztec CIA, the pochteca were so respected that they were exempted from trial by ordinary tribunals.

    The other (and greater) Moctezuma I

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