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Cortes

Heroes and Villains Episode 2 of 6

Drama documentary. In, 1519 the Spanish adventurer Hernan Cortes is supposed to have taken on the mighty Aztec empire with a handful of soldiers and 16 horses. The myth claims that the Aztec emperor, Montezuma, surrendered his empire beause he believed Cortes to be a God. But a more accurate account suggests that the Conquistadors started a civil war in Central America, uniting an army of tribesmen who hated Aztec rule. Montezuma is revealed to be a sophisticated ruler.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 7 Sep 2009 00:20

Credits

Role Contributor
Hernan CortesBrian McCardie
Dona MarinaVineeta Rishi
Pedro de AlvaradoAndrew Howard
Gonzalo de SandovalNicholas Shaw
Martin LopezDavid Maybrick
VelasquezNiall MacGregor
MontezumaRamon Tikaram
CuauhtemocTJ Ramini
Antonio De VillafanaAlec Newman
DirectorAndrew Grieve
Executive ProducerMatthew Barrett
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