• End of the Mayan civilization
    Mayan Civilization
    End of the Mayan civilization
  • Chichen Itza human sacrifice
    Human Sacrifice
    Chichen Itza human sacrifice
  • Fall of Maya
    Located Mayan
    Fall of Maya
  • Mayan clothing for Kids
    Maya For Kids
    Mayan clothing for Kids
  • Mayan ruins Facts
    Mayan Ruins
    Mayan ruins Facts
  • Facts about Mesoamerica
    Facts About The Mayans
    Facts about Mesoamerica
Aztecs and Mayans
Aztecs and Mayans
December 11, 2018
Mayan Civilization And The Birthplace Of Chocolate The Mayans of Central America are believed to be the first to discover cocoa as early as 900 AD. They learned that the beans inside the cocoa pods could…
Information about Aztecs
Information about Aztecs
December 7, 2018
Languages similar to the Aztec language have existed in Central Mexico for perhaps 1400 years. As early as 600AD, languages known as Nahuan were spoken by peoples in the area. It is believed that these…
Mayan Culture, History
Mayan Culture, History
December 3, 2018
Riviera Maya in Mexico offers beautiful beaches, unique activities, and a rich history, making it a popular vacation destination for couples, families, and friends. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing…
Mayan afterlife beliefs
Mayan afterlife beliefs
November 29, 2018
The earliest Maya poetry is etched on a jade plaque along with the date 3483; For those of us who come from within the world of letters that was 320 A.D., before there was any such thing as English literature…
Maya civilization location
Maya civilization location
November 25, 2018
Getty Tikal, one of the largest cities and archaeological sites of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in northern Guatemala. In their spare time between school bells, it s safe to say that most…
Chac Mayan god
Chac Mayan god
November 21, 2018
Chac Chaac Ah Tzenul, He Who Gives Food to Others Ah Hoya, He Who Urinates Hopop Caan, He who Lights the Sky Religion and Culture of Chac: Maya, Mesoamerica Symbols, Iconography, and Art of Chac:…
Mayan Empire decline
Mayan Empire decline
November 17, 2018
Temple in the Kingdom of Tikal, one of the most prominent of the Classic Period. Credit: © Science/S The collapse of the ancient Mayan civilization may have been linked to relatively modest dry spells…
Mayan culture and History
Mayan culture and History
November 13, 2018
Early History Pre-Mayan cultures inhabited the Yucatán Peninsula as early as 3 B.C. During the 10th century, a Mayan group known as the Itzáes migrated into the area and built the cities of Coba, Xcaret…
Maya civilization achievements
Maya civilization achievements
November 9, 2018
The ancient Maya built their civilization using ideas they learned from the Olmec, an earlier tribe. The Olmec society was built on agriculture. They established farming villages. They were the first people…
Mayan civilization inventions
Mayan civilization inventions
November 5, 2018
In the previous posts regarding the Maya, I’ve talked about their amazing calendars and infrastructure. In this post I’m going to be briefly looking at some of the remarkable inventions and achievements…
Ancient Inca map
Ancient Inca map
November 1, 2018
Firstly, look at the inca art above for what a puma s head looks like with their important art style. I I am sure I have found a match! It is accepted now by historians and researchers that the layout…
Central American ruins
Central American ruins
October 28, 2018
I love Central America! Surrounded by the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, the slender land bridge of Central America runs from Mexico to South America and is made up of seven nations – Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Political and civil unrest in the 1980s kept…
Mayan calendar gods
Mayan calendar gods
October 24, 2018
Introduction The Mayan calendar, in its full glory, is probably the most complicated calendar based on integer arithmetic that has ever existed. While lunar and lunisolar calendars do exist that are very complex, most of them are based on observation, as in starting a month when the moon is in a particular…
Oldest Mayan ruins
Oldest Mayan ruins
October 20, 2018
Cahael Pech is one of the oldest Mayan sites. We learned that the Mayan rulers would often build on top of what other rulers had already built. So, most of the lower parts of the ruins were the oldest. I m glad we went with a guide. Our guide, Victor (from the Mopan River Resort) talked a lot about the…
Maya dates
Maya dates
October 16, 2018
If a heavy, dark, metal show with non-stop moshpits is what you re after, go see Veil of Maya. The young metal deathcore quartet, hailing from Chicago, have been going strong since 2004, and are considered major contributors to the American heavy metal and burgeoning djent genre. More to the point…