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Mayans civilization Timeline
Mayans civilization Timeline
October 12, 2018
History > Aztec, Maya, and Inca for Kids The timeline of the Maya Civilization is often divided up into three major periods: the Pre-classic Period, the Classic Period, and the Post-classic Period…
Mayan religion sacrifices
Mayan religion sacrifices
October 8, 2018
Human sacrifice is the activity of sacrificing people to gods. It has been widely practised in one form or another throughout the history of mankind and still continues, usually in more subtle ways (obsidian…
Mayan History religion
Mayan History religion
October 4, 2018
Archaeologists have found that religion was important in the formation and history of early cities and states, such as the Mayan city of Teotihuacan (pictured), but the shift in religious power from local…
Mayan Religion human sacrifice
Mayan Religion human sacrifice
September 30, 2018
We forbid and place strict sanctions on cannibalism, incest, and human sacrifice, considering they epitomize savage or barbarian behavior. Not everyone or every civilized group has shared our sensibilities…
Mayan civilization in Guatemala
Mayan civilization in Guatemala
September 26, 2018
During a Guatemala trip, visitors will discover a rich, sometimes violent, always fascinating cultural history. The cultural history of Mesoamerica can be divided into three periods: The Pre-Classic from…
Chaac, God of Rain
Chaac, God of Rain
September 22, 2018
Chaac (also spelt as Chac) and Tlaloc are two important deities found in the traditional religious beliefs of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. These two deities were regarded as major gods due to the belief…
Facts about the Mayan Culture
Facts about the Mayan Culture
September 18, 2018
Although the Maya are well known for creating a multitude of art—sketches, wood carvings, stone works—they are perhaps best known for their pottery. Driven both by function and aesthetics, pottery became…
Mayan Civilization collapse
Mayan Civilization collapse
September 14, 2018
The Terminal Classic period in Mesoamerica between c. 800 and 925 CE saw one of the most dramatic civilization collapses in history. Within a century or so the flourishing Classic Maya civilization fell…
Ancient Mayan family life
Ancient Mayan family life
September 10, 2018
From the contents of graves and burial caches, the architecture of ordinary houses, and scenes painted on pottery, people are learning what an average Maya day was like. The typical Maya family (averaging…
Aztecs religion Facts
Aztecs religion Facts
September 6, 2018
Huitzilopochtli - The most fearsome and powerful of the Aztec gods, Huitzilopochtli was the god of war, the sun, and sacrifice. He was also the patron god of the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan. The…
Inca culture For Kids
Inca culture For Kids
September 2, 2018
The Inca society was based around strict social classes. Few people had the opportunity to improve their social status. Once a person was born into a social class, that was where they would remain for…
Aztec games for Kids
Aztec games for Kids
August 29, 2018
Wanting to learn more about Ancient Aztec games? Or maybe you want to play them yourself? Many of the games of the Aztec empire were popular long before the Mixtecs reached their new homeland, and many…
Maya civilization religion
Maya civilization religion
August 25, 2018
The Maya are a native Mesoamerican people who developed one of the most sophisticated cultures in the Western Hemisphere before the arrival of the Spanish. Mayan religion was characterized by the worship of nature gods (especially the gods of sun, rain and corn), a priestly class, the importance of astronomy…
Aztecs Facts and History
Aztecs Facts and History
August 21, 2018
Skeleton with stone-encrusted teeth found in Mexico ancient ruins Archeologists have discovered the 1, 600-year-old skeleton of an upper-class woman whose skull was intentionally deformed and teeth were encrusted with mineral stones near Mexico s ancient ruins of Teotihuacan. Mystery Of Morbid Aztec…
Mayan civilization Mysteries
Mayan civilization Mysteries
August 17, 2018
Angelyn Bass cleans and stabilizes the surface of a wall of a Maya house that dates to the 9th century A.D. A mysterious figure is shown painted on the wall in the foreground Four long numbers on the north wall of the ruined house relate to the Maya calendar and computations about the moon, sun and possibly…