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Aztec civilization map
Aztec civilization map
February 18, 2020
This Aztec map was drawn in 1539 and shows the estate of Oztoticpac, in Texcoco. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. This scroll map of China s Yellow River was made around 1750, and shows…
Maya crops
Maya crops
February 14, 2020
Around 2500 B.C. the Maya started cultivating corn (maize) and abandoned a nomadic way of life to settle in villages surrounded by cornfields. With the domestication of corn and the harnessing of rainwater…
Ancient Maya, Climate
Ancient Maya, Climate
February 10, 2020
Credit: Shutterstock A new study pinpoints the devastating effects of climate change on ancient Maya civilization, despite attempts to adapt to it. Researchers found that markers of historic droughts in…
Facts about the Mayan civilization
Facts about the Mayan civilization
February 6, 2020
Long before Mexico s Riviera Maya became the tropical vacation paradise it is today, it was home to one of the world s greatest ancient civilizations: The Mayans. The Mayan culture reached from Mexico…
Mayan civilization pictures
Mayan civilization pictures
February 2, 2020
In The News / History Researchers Authenticate Disputed Mayan Codex An international team of researchers has shown that the Grolier Codex—thought by some to be a modern forgery—is an authentic Mayan document…
Civilization Definition for Kids
Civilization Definition for Kids
January 29, 2020
Also British civilised /ˈsɪvəˌlaɪzd/ Learner s definition of CIVILIZED [more civilized; most civilized] : marked by well-organized laws and rules about how people behave with each other A civilized society…
Facts about civilization
Facts about civilization
January 25, 2020
Professor William Shockley, 1910-1989, inventor of the transistor and winner of the 1956 Nobel prize for Physics: His views on race so incensed the so-called liberals that he had to be escorted by guards…
Geography of Mayan civilization
Geography of Mayan civilization
January 21, 2020
The Guatemalan Highlands The Mayans in this region led the way from the Pre-Classic Period into the Classic Period (300 B.C. - 300 A.D.). This was the transition zone when Olmec influence developed into…
Mayan masks for Kids
Mayan masks for Kids
March 28, 2018
Courtesy of NCReedplayer Mayans existed from 1 BC to AD 1697. No one clearly knows why their ancient civilization was wiped out. Descendants of the Mayans still live in Guatemala and parts of Southern…
Important Mayan rulers
Important Mayan rulers
September 7, 2019
The `goggles , which some writers have speculated are proof of ancient alien activity in the rise of the Maya civilization (as they resemble pilot s goggles), are not eye protection but, rather, part of…
Mexican civilization
Mexican civilization
October 23, 2017
Before the colonization of the Americas, the area that is now called Mexico was inhabited by many indigenous tribes, each with their own traditions and languages. When the Spaniards took control however…
Mayan Empire for Kids
Mayan Empire for Kids
March 5, 2019
Nobody knows where they came from, but about 2, 400 years ago, a new tribe appeared in Central America. They settled in the rainforests of the Yucatan Peninsula. They were very clever people. They set…
Maya Central America
Maya Central America
September 11, 2016
Experience the end of history! Discover for yourself the mystery that is the Mayan Calendar. The Ruta Maya is a 2, 700 km bicycle expedition across Central America, passing through Costa Rica, Nicaragua…
Did Mayans sacrifice human
Did Mayans sacrifice human
August 30, 2017
Mayans did not practice human sacrifice as often as the Aztecs, as their ceremonial sacrifices usually involved slaughtering animals, such as jaguars, dogs, deer or parrots. Religious and political leaders…
Mayas of Belize
Mayas of Belize
October 21, 2019
THE MAYA The Mopan Maya originally inhabited parts of central Belize and the Peten in Guatemala. In the 1600 s some were converted to catholicism by the Spanish while others resisted. Many were struck…
Mayan religion gods
Mayan religion gods
January 8, 2019
When scholars decipher Mayan writings or uncover religious artifacts, they typically pass their findings along to locals, who add the lost traditions into their religious practices Photo by Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty…
Civilisation History
Civilisation History
May 6, 2019
The Incan Civilisation: One of the greatest and most mysterious that the world has ever experienced. Set in the incredible surrounds of Cusco, Peru, this unique program will give you an unrivalled opportunity…
Mayan Culture And Traditions
Mayan Culture And Traditions
December 7, 2015
Spirits and Ghosts The Mayan world is a place full of spirits and ghosts. They believed that every creation had un unseen power and they made no distinction between natural and supernatural power. This…