How long did the Toltec civilization last?
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In this regard, when did the Toltec civilization begin and end?
The Ancient Toltec civilization dominated present-day central Mexico from their capital city of Tollan (Tula). The civilization flourished from around 900-1150 A.D. when Tula was destroyed. The Toltecs were legendary sculptors and artists who left many impressive monuments and stone carvings behind.
Secondly, how did the Toltecs fall? Their demise occured in the 12th century, when the Toltecs were defeated by the Chitimecs as well as other warfaring native groups. After the fall of the Toltecs, central Mexico fell into a time of war and anarchy without a central ruling group for 200 years, after which the control of the area went to the Aztecs.
Also, how long did the Toltec empire last?
For around 300 years, the Toltecs exercised control of central Mexico but were eventually toppled by their neighbors, and replaced by the Aztecs as the supreme rulers of the region.
When did the Toltec empire begin?