The Acolhuas bad at first the advantage, but Ixtlilxochitl did not follow up the beaten Aztecs but allowed them to make peace, whereupon, under professions of submission, they fell upon and sacked the city of Tezcuco.
It is the interpretation of different mythological and historical Mexican picture-writings, composed by an anonymous author some time after the conquest and copied by Fernando de Alva (Ixtlilxochitl, 1568-1648).
Larger fragments of the Ixtlilxochitl copy were published in the Anales del museo national de Mexico, torn.
And the Ixtlilxochitl copy were carefully collated by Dr Walter Lehmann (see Zeitschrift fur Ethnologie, 1906, pp. 752-760; Journal de la Societe des Americanistes de Paris, nouv.
The precious Ixtlilxochitl copy was found by Lehmann in the library of the National Museum of Mexico, and arrangements were made for the publication of the whole MS. by him in conjunction with Professor E.