Battles

Battles

Pedro de Alvarado and his army travelled to Guatemala by way of Oaxaca. Although Pedro de Alvarado conquered many communities in Guatemala during the battles of the 1523-1524 campaign, he did not gain control over the entire country.

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Lienzo de Quauhquechollan (Acervo del Museo Regional “Casa de Alfeñique,” a cargo del Consejo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes de Puebla).

 

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