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Emperor Tizoc decided to terrify all the other tribes in Mexico with a huge massacre. He took every single man from three Mixtec tribes, 20,000 men, and sent them for sacrifice. It terrified the other tribes in Mexico all right but it also disgusted them. They learned to hate the Aztecs. They knew they would have to wait, but one day their chance would come to overthrow the vicious heart-ripping people. And it did.
Alexandria. A sad day for book lovers. The library at Alexandria is supposed to contain all the books of the world. When the Moslem armies capture Alexandria they decide that the parchment scrolls will make really useful fuel to heat the waters of the public baths of the city . . . well, it is winter after all! Six months later they’re all burned.