During this time the young Toltec was eagerly acquiring two other accomplishments.
He was a Toltec deity, and was venerated as the god of the air.
Finally, sick with horror, and raging with a furious anger, the young Toltec could bear it no longer.
Like Teotihuacan and Tulla, this is regarded as a relic of Toltec times.
Some Toltec Richelieu must have planned this scheme, with the intention of keeping the real power in his own hands.
It means 'the shining precious stone,' in the Toltec tongue.
The Nunnery is typical of the Toltec calli, of which we gave a drawing in our chapter on Tula.
He thought of Aztec and Toltec and people back of all these who had built this city.
The latter was a sovereign who lived long ago at Tulla, the northern focus of Toltec civilization.
But our modern scholars have clearly shown that the Toltec Empire, which was supposed to have preceded the Mexican, never existed.