Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler

Hello Everyone. You may be thinking that things have been going a bit cold on Thing of the Day. This is not the case, however. We are still here so chill out and see our offerings for this week! We’ve sorry about the delay in postings – I would say we’ve been snowed under but that’s a pun too far!

Here’s something to take your mind off the cold. As you may have noticed from various newspapers, the British Museum have an exhibition centred around the life of Moctezuma, the last of the Aztec Rulers, featuring artefacts from Mexico tracing the story from a most remarkable civilisation:

http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/all_current_exhibitions/moctezuma.aspx

This is the latest in a series of exhibitions called ‘Great Rulers’. Other subjects were Qin Shihuangdi, the First Emperor of China, Roman Empe

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