Episode 128: Moctezuma II and the Fall of the Aztecs

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear how the Aztec Empire was destroyed by Spanish invaders led by Hernan Cortes, and the tale of the emperor who was there when it fell, Moctezuma II.

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Image: Unknown. The Conquest of Tenochtitlán. Oil on canvas. Circa 17th century. Via Wikimedia.

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