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    Facts About The Mayans
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What were the Mayans religious beliefs?
What were the Mayans religious beliefs?
January 19, 2022
We are indebted to Dr. Simon Martin, Associate Curator, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (USA) for allowing us to upload our abridged and simplified version of his fascinating…
Mayan gods names
Mayan gods names
January 15, 2022
Bowl with images of the Chocolate God Mexico or Guatemala, 400-600, stone Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections Washington, D.C. CACAO AND THE CHOCOLATE GOD Cacao grows in very moist tropical…
Mayan gods pictures
Mayan gods pictures
January 11, 2022
The Maya sun god as shark-man—one of his several guises on a newfound monument in Guatemala. Photograph courtesy Edwin Román, Brown University Some 1, 600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles and adorned with giant masks of the sun god as a shark, blood drinker…
Mayan Rituals
Mayan Rituals
January 7, 2022
Some couples find it appealing to celebrate their wedding by bringing to life ancient marriage rituals from the Mayan culture. Mayan weddings generally take place on a beach or archeological sites (for which permission must be obtained ahead of time) in destinations located in the Mayan region of Mexico…
Aztec civilization architecture
Aztec civilization architecture
January 3, 2022
Aztec architecture was simple and elegant, bold and powerful, and it mixed colours and symbols that helped created a unique style. The powerful and dominant temples were of course the masterpieces of the Aztec empire but there is much more to Aztec architecture than just these mighty temples. There were…
Mayans agriculture
Mayans agriculture
December 26, 2021
Much of the soil in the ancient Mayan Empire was extremely rocky. In the Yucatan the ground is very rocky, however vegetation thrives. It thrives because this area receives about 36 inches of rain per year. Water is also found in the Yucatan in natural wells called cenotes. These cenotes are fed by underground…
Ancient Mayan celebrations
Ancient Mayan celebrations
December 22, 2021
Like small city centers anywhere, the Maya centers were supported by a network of farmers who lived outside the cities but were held by allegiances to the centers. At sites such as Calakmul, Copán, Bonampak, Uaxactun, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Caracol, Tikal and Aguateca, festivals took place within the public…
Civilization religion
Civilization religion
December 18, 2021
For years, historians, archeologists, anthropologists and pretty much all of the other ologists have agreed that agriculture created civilization, including religion, as we have known it for the past 12, to 15, years. The assumption was that settling down to lives of farming, people built cities…
Aztecs History Facts
Aztecs History Facts
December 13, 2021
The Aztec ball game was actually a revision of an ancient Mesoamerican game that was played by many peoples including the Mayans. It may have originated with the ancient Olmec civilization. It became a very important part of the Aztec Empire, not just as entertainment, but for political and religious…
Inca research
Inca research
December 9, 2021
Inca (Ĭng´kə), pre-Columbian empire, W South America. The name Inca may specifically refer to the emperor, but is generally used to mean the empire or the people. Extent and Organization of the Empire Centered at Cuzco, Peru, the empire at the time of the Spanish conquest (1532) dominated the entire…
Why were the Mayan important?
Why were the Mayan important?
December 5, 2021
Mural at Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico. Continued from page 2 Updated . Important Facts about the Maya Civilization Population: There is no complete population estimate, but it must have been in the millions. In the 1600s, the Spanish reported that there were between 600, -1 million people living in the…
Mayans architecture
Mayans architecture
December 1, 2021
Introduction: Long ago the pre-Columbian Mayans built highly complex cities and mammoth structures without the invention of the wheel or domesticated animals(Benson 40). Their limited architectural and engineering knowledge enabled them to strengthen their civilization by creating wondrous religious…
Location of Aztecs
Location of Aztecs
November 27, 2021
The Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan stands as evidence of the Aztec empire s pyramids. (Photo: Images ) Related Articles Visitors to Mexico can get a taste of the country s pre-Hispanic heritage at many ancient sites, including vestiges of the once-mighty Aztec empire. While pyramids are among Mexico s…
Aztecs
Aztecs
November 23, 2021
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Inca, Aztec
Inca, Aztec
November 19, 2021
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Mayan god Kukulkan
Mayan god Kukulkan
November 15, 2021
Meaning the feathered serpent,was the Mayan’s supreme god. He was the god of the four elements, as well as a creator and the god of resurrection and reincarnation. The Aztecs later merged him with their Quetzalcoatl god, and his attributes were each represented by one element – a maize-ear (earth)…
Mayans war
Mayans war
November 11, 2021
There was ample evidence of a warlike tendency among the Maya - carved scenes of battle or sacrifice, walled compounds, stone, and obsidian weapon points, etc. - but the early Mayanists ignored this evidence, instead sticking to their notions of the Maya as a peaceful people. As the glyphs on the temples…
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans
November 3, 2021
The Inca were a tribe around the 12th century who formed a city-state, Cuzco which became a major city and capital of a powerful and wealthy empire in Peru, Bolivia and Equador. They conquered their neighbors, or brought city-states in peacefully with promises of benefits and/or threats of conquest…
History on the Aztecs
History on the Aztecs
October 30, 2021
The Valley of Mexico is part of the central highlands and lies at an altitude of about a mile and a half. At the low point of the Valley there is a large lake that made human life sustainable in the generally dry country. Long before the Aztecs came to the Valley of Mexico the land had seen the rise…
Inca History culture
Inca History culture
October 26, 2021
Stretching 2, 500 miles, Inca Empire had a short life of only about a hundred years. When the Spanish conquered the Inca in 1532, they were a small ethnic group based in Cusco, ruling more than 12 million from 100 different cultures and speaking at least 20 languages. The Inca used gifts as well as spears…
Ancient Mayan beliefs
Ancient Mayan beliefs
October 22, 2021
A lot of the Mayas religious tradition is not understood by scholars, but it is known that the Maya believed that the cosmos had three major planes, the Earth, the underworld beneath and the heavens above. The underworld of the Maya is reached through caves and deep tunnels. It was thought to be ruled…