• Mayan civilization language
    Mayan Civilization
    Mayan civilization language
  • Did the Mayans practiced human sacrifice
    Human Sacrifice
    Did the Mayans practiced human sacrifice
  • Mayans location map
    Located Mayan
    Mayans location map
  • Mayan History Kids
    Maya For Kids
    Mayan History Kids
  • Aztecs and Mayans
    Mayan Ruins
    Aztecs and Mayans
  • Facts about Mayans
    Facts About The Mayans
    Facts about Mayans
Map of the Aztecs
Map of the Aztecs
June 1, 2020
One of the most enduring myths, or perhaps the right term is legends, of the American west is Teguayo. To some it is a lake, to others a mythical homeland, to still others a lost city of gold, and to others…
Aztec and Mayan culture
Aztec and Mayan culture
May 28, 2020
For centuries the Resplendent Quetzal Pharomacrus mocinno dominated the traditions and beliefs of the Maya and Aztec Indians of Central America. Quetzalcoatl, the cultural force for good for both Mayas…
Inca Tribe culture
Inca Tribe culture
May 24, 2020
The Inca empire developed between 1400 and 1500 AD in an area which is now Peru. Before the 15th century the Andean region was populated by many different tribes of people. Under the military leadership…
Mayan culture religion
Mayan culture religion
May 20, 2020
Eocnomy and Society Maya population was in general very small, and very few of the Mayas permanently lived in the urban centers. The central reason for this is the nature of agriculture in tropical rain…
Temazcal ceremony
Temazcal ceremony
May 16, 2020
A modern Temazcal sweat lodge in Tulum, Mexico. On a recent trip to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, I returned to Tulum and participated in a Mayan sweat lodge known as a Temazcal. Translated as “house…
Mayan glyphs for Kids
Mayan glyphs for Kids
May 12, 2020
The Maya created a written language. Maya hieroglyphics are often referred to as glyphs for short. The Maya had about 800 symbols. Archaeologists have figured out what many of the symbols mean, but not…
Ancient Mayan priests
Ancient Mayan priests
May 8, 2020
The Maya - Riddle of the Glyphs extracted from National Geographic Magazine The Classic Mayan civilization was unique and left us a way to incorporate higher dimensional knowledge of time and creation…
Facts about the Mayan Empire
Facts about the Mayan Empire
May 4, 2020
Excerpt from The Watchman s Rattle by American sociobiologist, Rebecca D. Costa As rainfall levels declined, fifteen million Mayan citizens never came face-to-face with their deteriorating situation…
Facts about the Inca civilization
Facts about the Inca civilization
April 30, 2020
A visit to Peru can’t be had without encountering at least some form of the Incan Empire. As one of the great civilizations of the New World, the colonial era of conquering still leaves a bad taste in…
Mayan Mystery
Mayan Mystery
April 26, 2020
Unraveling the mystery of who the Maya were, how they lived-and why their civilization suddenly collapsed. The crowd at the base of the enormous bloodred pyramid has been standing for hours in the dripping…
Ancient Maya Educational
Ancient Maya Educational
April 22, 2020
The Old World civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, and North China The history of started in the about 3 bce, whereas the North civilization began about a millennium and a half later. The and civilizations…
Books About Mayans
Books About Mayans
April 18, 2020
Maya (mī´ə, Span. mä´yä), indigenous people of S Mexico and Central America, occupying an area comprising the Yucatán peninsula and much of the present state of Chiapas in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, parts…
Ancient Mayan gods and Goddesses
Ancient Mayan gods and Goddesses
April 14, 2020
The Gods and Goddesses of the Mayas The Mayan people were exceedingly religious. They erected a great number of pyramid and square temples which were brightly painted with pictures of gods, warriors, and…
Inca Civilizations
Inca Civilizations
April 10, 2020
Inca Civilization The Inca Empire, or Inka Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu), was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, political and military center of the empire was located in…
Map of Aztecs
Map of Aztecs
April 6, 2020
This topographical map of Mexico City and its surroundings dates from around 1550, some three decades after the conquest of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán by Hernán Cortés in 1521. Tenochtitlán was founded in the 14th century on an island in the salt lake of Texcoco. Upon occupying the city, the Spanish…
Aztec Geographic location
Aztec Geographic location
April 2, 2020
Aztec Culture and Society The Aztecs were a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican people of central Mexico in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. They called themselves Mexica. The Republic of Mexico and its capital, Mexico City, derive their names from the word Mexica . The capital of the Aztec empire was Tenochtitlan…
Why were the Mayans so advanced?
Why were the Mayans so advanced?
March 29, 2020
It really depends on what Old World Civilization we are supposed to compare them to as a technological benchmark. The short answer is that they were more advanced than the Europeans of the time on a some areas but less advanced in other areas that the Europeans were already much better at. So, I will…
Aztec Indians for Kids
Aztec Indians for Kids
March 25, 2020
The Aztecs wandered around Mexico for about 200 years before they settled down in the Valley of Mexico. Other tribes were living in the area. Rather than start a war for a place to live, the Aztecs settled down in the swampy land around Lake Texcoco. They were clever people. They adapted to their environment…
Mayan society and culture
Mayan society and culture
March 21, 2020
Volume IX, Number 1 - FALL 2016 Program Year 16-17 features an exceptional series of high quality and informative lectures. Our programming is one of the hidden secrets of the metropolitan area. Please join us in exploring Ancient and Modern Mesoamerica with some of its most accomplished scholars and…
Jaguar in Mayan culture
Jaguar in Mayan culture
March 17, 2020
The main focus of this entry will be the jaguar, but it should be noted that the black panther is actually the same species as the jaguar. The black coat is simply a color variation. Jaguar is a Native American word meaning, “he who kills with one blow.” The jaguar actually originated in North America…
Mayan Cultural Achievements
Mayan Cultural Achievements
March 13, 2020
When we think of the Mayans and their culture, what comes to mind? The first thing that would occur to a reader would be the astonishing Mayan cities in the jungles of Central America. Other readers would mention the fascinating Mayan calendar and the predicted end of the world in 2012. Scholars would…