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  • n. An emperor of the Aztec kingdom.

Etymologies

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From Classical Nahuatl tlatoani ("ruler").

Examples

  • A free CD (a choice of either Victor E "Black and Red Ink," El Vuh "Jaguar Prophecies," or Victor E "Knowledge and Wisdom") will be given to the twentieth person who answers the following four questions correctly (e-mail your answers to itztli@mexicauprising.net any duplicate entries will be disqualified): 1. Which Mexica tlatoani commissioned the first instance of colonization when pochteca from Tenochtitlan were robbed and killed by the rulers of Huaxyacac?

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  • And if I was able to do it for eighty or ninety years, it follows that I am tlatoani and as such have you held me.

    LA 32 Jumps Into Semillas Issue

  • Then what more of a tlatoani do you want me to be?

    LA 32 Jumps Into Semillas Issue

  • He was elected as Ruling Lord (huey tlatoani) in 1502, built a new palace in the heart of Tenochtitlan (modern day Mexico City) and restructured the court.

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  • (no subject) - cathschaffstump - May. 4th, 2010 03:48 pm (UTC) Expand tlatoani wrote:

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  • 3. Who was offered the position of tlatoani twice after the deaths of Itzcoatl and Motecuhzoma Ilhuicamina but refused explaining: Have I been nothing?

    LA 32 Jumps Into Semillas Issue

  • (_tlatocan_), by speakers (_tlatoani_) chosen for the purpose, and not by the official heads (_calpullec_) of the clan.

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