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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Feb 2017 8:30 p.m. PST

…Battled a Mythical Aztec Giant During their Conquest.

"Many ancient texts remind of the fabled giants, but they are also heard of in folklore tales from different parts of the world. Probably the most renowned document attesting these mystic beings is the Bible, where it's mentioned about Goliath, Og and the Nephilim. These giants were clearly not suffering from any disease, because they lived for a great span of time, and performed incommensurable deeds.

We don't see many living giants now, and this could be in part because they were wiped out by humans across the millennia. However, records dating back a few hundreds of years remind of the time when the Europeans met one of these gigantic beings.

Codex Rios, also known as Codex Vatican A, is a manuscript which compiles translations from earlier texts written during the Spanish colonial era. It features an intriguing illustration of a group of Aztec warriors subduing a gigantic humanoid with it's bowels on the outside. The bottom of the drawing reveals its name – Quinametzin, translated as ‘One of the Old Ones.'…"
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