What tribute did Montezuma collect from his subjects, and how did he distribute it?

Montezuma received from his subjects grain (corn and beans), obsidian, cotton and fabrics, as well as exotic goods – colored stones and metals (jade, turquoise, gold), bird feathers, cocoa beans, peppers – all of this was used for the needs of the court and awards fighters. Finally, live birds and snakes arrived – for the royal zoo.

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