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Facts about Mesoamerica
Facts about Mesoamerica
June 25, 2017
About Mesoamerica Mesoamerica is an area that stretches from southern Mexico through Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. The region is exceptionally diverse geographically, biologically, and culturally, and gave rise to several of the New World’s most complex societies, including the Olmec…
Post Classic Period
Post Classic Period
June 23, 2017
The end of the Terminal Classic Period has been viewed as the death knell for the Maya civilization, and the Postclassic Period has traditionally been described as a militaristic, decadent, and degenerate phase in Maya history. But more enlightened views would see that the militarism was part and parcel…
Rise and Ruin
Rise and Ruin
June 21, 2017
The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat…
Mesoamerican Civilization
Mesoamerican Civilization
June 19, 2017
There is no denying the striking similarities between Ceibal and La Venta, such as evidence of similar ritual practices and the presence of similar architecture - namely the pyramids that would come to be the hallmark of Mesoamerican civilization but did not exist at the earlier Olmec center of San Lorenzo.Researchers…
Rise of the Mayan Empire
Rise of the Mayan Empire
June 17, 2017
From A.D. 250 to 900, the Maya thrived in what is now Central America and southern Mexico. They produced innovations in architecture (see the pyramid above), agriculture (growing corn and other crops in places that seemingly weren’t open to cultivation), and astronomy (they created two complex calendar…
Mayan civilization Videos
Mayan civilization Videos
June 15, 2017
National Geographic Television’s Quest for the Lost Maya addresses new findings about the Maya civilization. The Maya s soaring pyramids, monumental cities, and mastery of astronomy and mathematics have spurred generations of explorers into the jungles of Central America on a quest to understand them…
Mayan culture in Mexico
Mayan culture in Mexico
June 13, 2017
The Yucatan Peninsula, where nature had fun creating whimsical nooks and crannies and lavish jungles, was also the home of one of the most sophisticated cultures in recorded history: the Maya. Great observers of the stars and their relationship with the cycles of the earth, detailed architects, rigorous…
Maya Funeral rituals
Maya Funeral rituals
June 10, 2017
Archaeological studies have determined that the Maya practiced both burial and cremation. The varieties of tombs range from simple holes in the ground to rich burial chambers. There is also much variety in the positions of the dead bodies, placed a thousand different ways. Generally, the dead were buried…
Aztec Indian tribes
Aztec Indian tribes
June 8, 2017
The Aztec empier was a powerful and diverse empire. The Aztecs ruled most of the land that is now Central Mexico. Their center of power was the Valley of Mexico. Most of the information about the Aztecs earliest history comes in the form of myths. Nahuatl was the language of the Aztecs and many of their…
Religious beliefs and practices
Religious beliefs and practices
June 6, 2017
The factors driving the growth of religious ‘nones’ in the U.S. The share of Americans who do not identify with a religious group is surely growing, but there are differing ideas about the factors driving this trend. Internet & Tech Many Americans are wary of using gene editing for human enhancement…
Fall of Maya
Fall of Maya
June 4, 2017
The doomed splendor of the Maya unfolded against the backdrop of the rain forests of southern Mexico and Central America. Here, Classic Maya civilization reached improbable heights. To chart a culture whose Preclassic roots reach back 3, years, we begin with new evidence suggesting that the arrival…
Mayan Religious
Mayan Religious
June 2, 2017
The Mayan civilization was one of the most ancient renowned, famous and inexplicable Meso american civilizations. Most of us today are aware of Mayan people and the contribution that they made in various specs of life. The Mayan empire was famous for the only copiously developed written language. Mayan…
Human sacrifice in Mayan culture
Human sacrifice in Mayan culture
May 31, 2017
It has long been a matter of contention: Was the Aztec and Mayan practice of human sacrifice as widespread and horrifying as the history books say? Or did the Spanish conquerors overstate it to make the Indians look primitive? In recent years archaeologists have been uncovering mounting physical evidence…
Ancient Mayan currency
Ancient Mayan currency
May 29, 2017
Europeans first discovered chocolate in 1519 when the explorer Cortes and his men drank “chocolatl” with the Aztec emperor, Moctezuma. The ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures, however, cultivated and traded cacao for many centuries before the Europeans even considered sailing away from their coastline…
Mayan Empire Geography
Mayan Empire Geography
May 27, 2017
The finding could explain how these ancient metropolises survived—and even prospered—despite having poor soil. Extending south from southern Mexico, through Guatemala, and into northern Belize, the Maya Empire prospered from about A.D. 250 to 900, when it crumbled. (See an interactive map of the Maya…