Bonus Mini-Episodes

Montezuma’s Treasure – 10 minutes, published 9/23/2020

This mini-episode plays off the series on Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés. In this episode, we examine some of the more popular theories as to the fate of the eight tons of gold, silver and gems that were lost trying to flee Tenochtitlan on the Night of Sorrows. 

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The Caravel – 6 minutes, published 7/18/2020

Learn about one of the most important innovations of the Age of Discovery – the caravel. Developed by the Portuguese in the mid-1400s, this type of ship would dominate ocean-going exploration for a century. 

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