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Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is an exhibition that opened only last week at the British Museum and it has already been reviewed by the British press as a blockbuster.
The exhibition, which runs until January 2010, explores the Aztec civilization through the role of its last elected ruler: Moctezuma II, who reigned from 1502 until the Spanish conquest of Mexico in 1520AD.
Moctezuma was considered part-deity, chief army commander, commissioner of the arts, orator and had none less than 19 kids. While his life was indeed complex and semi-mythical, he …