• End of the Mayan civilization
    Mayan Civilization
    End of the Mayan civilization
  • Mayans VS Aztecs
    Human Sacrifice
    Mayans VS Aztecs
  • Rise and Ruin
    Located Mayan
    Rise and Ruin
  • Mayan Timeline for Kids
    Maya For Kids
    Mayan Timeline for Kids
  • Oldest Mayan ruins
    Mayan Ruins
    Oldest Mayan ruins
  • Aztecs, Mayans
    Facts About The Mayans
    Aztecs, Mayans
Mayan gods and Goddesses names and pictures
Mayan gods and Goddesses names and pictures
June 20, 2021
The Mayan civilization flourished in Mesoamerica from around 300 b.c. until the Spanish conquest of the early a.d. 1500S. The mythology of the Maya had many elements in common with those of other civilizations…
Maya and Aztec map
Maya and Aztec map
June 16, 2021
William Gadoury, a 15-year-old school student from Quebec, Canada, has found something that’s been hidden from archaeologists for centuries - what appears to be a lost city of the Maya civilisation, buried…
Where did the Mayans go?
Where did the Mayans go?
June 12, 2021
By GUY GARCIA PALENQUE-With reporting by Laura Lopez/San Cristobal de las Casas A tour guide at the legendary ruins of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico, likes to tell the story. A tourist, after staring in…
Mayan gods and Goddesses names
Mayan gods and Goddesses names
June 8, 2021
The Mayan Indians of Central and South America (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Belize) believed in many gods. The gods ranged from a suicide goddess, to a god of maize, or corn. With the Mayan believing in over 190 gods and goddesses, they had a god/goddess for just about everything. The…
Maya Aztecs and Incas
Maya Aztecs and Incas
June 4, 2021
This chapter has been published in the book . For ordering information please click here. Humans may have lived in the western hemisphere more than fifty thousand years ago as indicated by legends of ancient Lemuria or Mu and Atlantis. A land bridge from Asia to North America was apparently used by migrating…
Mayan sun god name
Mayan sun god name
May 31, 2021
Mayan Sun God Also known as AHAU-KIN, AH-KIN, AH-KINCHIL, KINICH-AHAW, KINICH-AJAW-PAKAL, KINICH-KAKMO, GOD-G, G The Sunface Fire Macaw He’s also known as God G. G is for Golden Bird. KINICH-AHAU is also one of the PALENQUE-TRIAD Gods designated with Roman numerals, in this case . Among other things…
Architecture of the Mayan
Architecture of the Mayan
May 27, 2021
Over many centuries, Mayan engineering evolved by trial and error. Many structures have been discovered built over older structures that inevitably had fallen. Mayan architecture typically included corbeled arches and corbeled vault roofs on important buildings. A corbel is known today as a type of ornamental…
Spanish conquest of the Mayans
Spanish conquest of the Mayans
May 23, 2021
A Late Postclassic Maya chronicle, known as the “Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel”, notes that “11 Ahau was when the mighty men arrived from the east. They were the ones who first brought disease here to our land, the land of us who are Maya, in the year 1513 ”. The first contact The first contact between…
Inca pyramids
Inca pyramids
May 19, 2021
Enjoy a bike tour and have fun in a city full of wonders. Cycle around 2 Pre-Inca pyramids in the middle of Miraflores and San Isidro neighborhoods. Visit El Olivar, a field composed of olives and explore La Costa Verde, of the bohemian Barranco. Stop for a traditional empanada and lemonade in a restaurant…
Aztecs for Kids
Aztecs for Kids
May 15, 2021
Next time you sit down to eat Thanksgiving dinner, you should give thanks to the Aztecs – they’re the ones who put that turkey on your table! The tasty bird was first brought back to Europe by the Spanish conquistadors who toppled the golden empire of the Aztecs, but as kids reading this issue will find…
Compare and contrast Mayans and Aztecs
Compare and contrast Mayans and Aztecs
May 11, 2021
Aztecs vs Mayans Aztecs and Mayans are both ancient American civilizations that the conquering Spaniards encountered when they set foot on that continent. There were some important differences between the two. Firstly the Aztecs were huge believers of human sacrifice and were at it all the time. The…
Pre Mayan civilization
Pre Mayan civilization
May 7, 2021
Now they can. An archaeologist and a linguist have for the first time deciphered the ancient writing system called epi-Olmec. They determined that it was closely related to ancient Mayan writing, which has only recently been deciphered itself, and could be descended from the obscure hieroglyphics of…
Inca History for Kids
Inca History for Kids
May 3, 2021
Until the 1400s AD, the Pacific coast of South America was made up of a lot of small independent kingdoms. These kingdoms often raided each other, but then they went home again and made peace. This was like the city-states of ancient Greece, or the Etruscan period in Italy. Then one of those kingdoms…
Mayan civilization achievements
Mayan civilization achievements
April 29, 2021
The Maya strongly believed in the influence of the cosmos on daily life. Consequently, Mayan knowledge and understanding of celestial bodies was advanced for their time: For example, they knew how to predict solar eclipses. They also used astrological cycles to aid in planting and harvesting and developed…
Mayan civilization end
Mayan civilization end
April 25, 2021
Even more than 1, years after their disappearance, it’s clear the Mayans had a good thing going. This was a civilization with hieroglypics, mathematics and art. This was a civilization with pyramids, agriculture and a complex economy. Sure: The Mayans enjoyed the occasional human sacrifice, and their…
Mayan warfare
Mayan warfare
April 21, 2021
Mayans used clubs, axes, knives and stabbing spears in hand-to-hand combat, called melees. The Mayan war club was especially formidable because it had rows of obsidian blades along its length. The club was able to cut as well as break bone. The Mayans used axe blades made of obsidian, flint, bronze or…
Aztecs Geography
Aztecs Geography
April 17, 2021
Alliance Noun people or groups united for a specific purpose. assault Noun violent attack. Aztec Noun people and culture native to Mexico and Central America. Aztec Empire Noun (1325-1521) area of land in Mesoamerica conquered and ruled by the Aztecs. Also called the Aztec Triple Alliance. capital Noun…
Mayan Mesoamerican civilization
Mayan Mesoamerican civilization
April 13, 2021
The Maya were a mysterious ancient civilization with advanced writing, mathematics and astronomical systems, and who s predictions linger in todays headlines. Overview The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as…
Temple Maya
Temple Maya
April 9, 2021
Located in northern Belize, Lamanai was once a considerably sized Maya city. The ancient ruins are not completely uncovered yet. Archaeological work has concentrated on the investigation and restoration of the larger structures such as the High Temple, a 33 meter tall temple. Since it was still occupied…
Aztec Maya Inca
Aztec Maya Inca
April 5, 2021
Aztecs The Aztec Empire was located in central Mexico. It ruled much of the region from the 1400s until the Spanish arrived in 1519. Much of the Aztec society centered around their religion and gods. They built large pyramids as temples to their gods and went to war to capture people they could sacrifice…
Incas History
Incas History
April 1, 2021
INCAS, an American Indian people of Peru who in the two centuries before the Spanish discovery of America conquered an area stretching from the southern border of present-day Colombia to central Chile. Centering on the city of Cusco (Cuzco) in the Peruvian Andes, the Inca domain included the coastal…