• Mayan civilization summary
    Mayan Civilization
    Mayan civilization summary
  • Aztec VS Mayans
    Human Sacrifice
    Aztec VS Mayans
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    Located Mayan
    Major religions of Guatemala
  • Mayan social structure for Kids
    Maya For Kids
    Mayan social structure for Kids
  • Aztec, Mayan ruins
    Mayan Ruins
    Aztec, Mayan ruins
  • Facts about the Mayans
    Facts About The Mayans
    Facts about the Mayans
Information on Incas
Information on Incas
July 20, 2018
Clothing was an important aspect in Inca society. Just looking at the dress of a person, status of that person in that society can be readily perceived. Though their costume initially was typical of that…
What happened to the ancient Mayans?
What happened to the ancient Mayans?
July 16, 2018
That’s the translation of Och Chan Yopaat, the name of an ancient Maya ruler whose likeness dominates a remarkable carving discovered last month in a Guatemala pyramid. The carving, which depicts the ruler…
Mayan Creator god
Mayan Creator god
July 11, 2018
The, or Popol Wuj in the language, is the story of creation of the Maya. Members of the royal K’iche’ lineages that had once ruled the highlands of Guatemala recorded the story in the 16th century to preserve…
Where did the ancient Aztecs lived?
Where did the ancient Aztecs lived?
July 7, 2018
Instead of moving elsewhere to build on more favorable lands, the Aztecs established a capital city right over a large swampland. They did so at the perceived instruction of the gods, who directed Aztec…
Ancient Mayan Education system
Ancient Mayan Education system
July 3, 2018
History India has a long history of organized education. The Gurukul system of education is one of the oldest on earth, and was dedicated to the highest ideals of all-round human development: physical…
Interesting Facts about the Mayan civilization
Interesting Facts about the Mayan civilization
June 29, 2018
Stone was the chief material used to build the temples, and wooden and thatch structures covered the buildings. The temples were often in the shape of pyramids. Steps surrounding the structures, wide at…
Mayan people
Mayan people
June 25, 2018
The ancient Maya established their cities in the rainforest, played games that went on for days, and are famous for their knowledge of the stars. The idea of time fascinated them. They chewed gum, filed…
Mayans religion Facts
Mayans religion Facts
June 21, 2018
Maya Gods The Maya believed in a large number of nature gods. Some gods were considered more important and powerful than others. Itzamna - The most important Maya god was Itzamna. Itzamna was the god of fire who created the Earth. He was ruler of heaven as well as day and night. The Maya believed that…
Traditional rituals
Traditional rituals
June 17, 2018
Note: This article was originally published in 1994. In the last ten years, there has been a growing awareness among women of the importance of life-cycle rituals, special celebrations and ceremonies marking important moments in our lives. We have moved from creating bat mitzvah rituals and baby-naming…
Name of Mayan religion
Name of Mayan religion
June 13, 2018
Itzamna, Lizard House In Mayan, itz can mean dew or nectar Name often preceded by ahaulil,or lord Religion and Culture of Itzamna: Maya, Mesoamerica Symbols, Iconography, and Art of Itzamna: Images of Itzamna often contain snakes or mussels and he himself is depicted as an old man with a flower…
Mayan ruins Mexico history
Mayan ruins Mexico history
June 9, 2018
Chichen Itza - Sacred city of the Itza Wow, Chichen Itza, a dream day that we had planned for a long time and we were not disappointed. Located in the State of the Yucatan just 75miles from Merida, Chichen Itza is an easy day trip from the coastal cities in the Riviera Maya or colonial cities in the…
Where were Aztecs located?
Where were Aztecs located?
June 5, 2018
Aztec homes in the big cities in what is now central Mexico ranged from the elaborate homes of the wealthy to the homes of the poor. Of course, there was the emperor s palace (actually, he had more than one home) which covered an extensive area. All in all, the homes of families had a lot in common…
Chichen Itza human sacrifice
Chichen Itza human sacrifice
June 1, 2018
Human Sacrifices At Chichen Itza The Yucatan, Mexico Chichen Itza turns out to have been a human sacrifice theme park. These carvings are from the Temple of Skulls, which also features eagles ripping bodies apart to eat the hearts. I somehow managed to miss photographing the eagles. In addition, there…
Inca Art Facts
Inca Art Facts
May 28, 2018
Inca art and pottery was as technically advanced as some of the Inca masonry used in their buildings an example of which being Machu Picchu, however none of the Inca art depicts their building skills which is surprising considering how advanced it was. Around Cuzco the capital of the Inca Empire the…
Did the Mayans practiced human sacrifice
Did the Mayans practiced human sacrifice
May 24, 2018
Question: Why Did the Maya Perform Human Sacrifices? Answer: That the Maya practiced human sacrifice is not in doubt, but providing motives is speculating. It probably was not because they didn t value human life. On the contrary, they were making a true sacrifice when they shed blood, and this they…