What the Aztecs thought about solar eclipses

Humanity has witnessed solar eclipses since there’s been a humanity, but it’s only since the scientific revolution that we’ve understood how to predict them. 

Prior to that, cultures around the world had to watch in awed silence as the sun disappeared behind the moon, waiting for the renewal of light. While we have extensive records of eclipse events from ancient China and Babylonia, there has been little documentation of what native American cultures recorded. 

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