Where are the Toltecs from?
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Also know, where are the Toltecs located?
One may also ask, what mix of people made up the Toltec? The mix of Toltec warrior nobility and holy priests occupied the upper class, while farmers, artisans and astronomers took up the middle class. The work of their artisans was renowned, even the Aztecs called their own artisans 'tolteca'.
Subsequently, one may also ask, when did the Toltec civilization begin?
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.
Why did the Toltec empire fall?
Beginning in the 12th century, the invasion of the nomadic Chichimec destroyed the Toltec hegemony in central Mexico. Among the invaders were the Aztecs, or Mexica, who destroyed Tollan about the mid-12th century. See also Mesoamerican civilization.