Battle of Tlatelolco
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|Battle of Tlatelolco|
The burning temple of Tlateloclo and the death of Moquihuixtli, as depicted in the Codex Mendoza (early 16th century).
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The Battle of Tlatelolco was an attack in 1473 on the Mexica altepetl (city-state) of Tlatelolco by Tenochtitlan and its allies. It resulted in a Tenochca victory, and the deaths of Moquihuixtli, tlatoani ("ruler" or "king") of Tlatelolco and Xilomantzin, tlatoani of Culhuacan, who had conspired to conquer Tenochtitlan.
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