Here, visitors could hang out and watch The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez
on the two monitors that flanked the couch.
But it was during the 16th Century that cocoa's fantastic properties began to be realised when explorer Hernando Cortez
first tasted a drink called cacahuatt, made using the magical beans.
His story dates back to a decade after the conquistador Hernando Cortez
defeated the mighty Aztec Empire.
Like a reverse image of Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortez
, he travels annually from the New World and lays waste to the Old.
Directed by Nicholas Martin; choreographer, Hernando Cortez
; musical director, James Sampliner.
A popular theory is that the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez
(1485-1547), who conquered Mexico, took the plant--including tomatoes with seeds--across the Atlantic and introduced it to Spain around 1521.
Among Mexicans and Chicanos, an Aztec woman named Malinche is well known as the translator and mistress of Hernando Cortez
, the 16th-century conqueror of the Aztecs, and is infamous for using her skills in translation and other arts to sell out her people to the Spanish.
In 1502 Christopher Columbus tasted a dark, bitter cocoa in Nicaragua and in 1519, Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez
returned home from Mexico with a cocoa bean.
When the Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortez
first saw the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan in 1516, it was from the pass between the two giant volcanoes that can be seen at the left background of this picture.
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When Hernando Cortez
marched into Mexico, just after the midpoint of the millennium now about to end, he surprised the Aztecs with horses, steel armor, and guns, none of which had ever been seen in their world.
(1954-1983) was 29 when he was killed reportedly during an encounter with the military.