Mayan Civilization

What happened to Mayan civilization?
What happened to Mayan civilization?
They had a series of overlapping calendars which were quite accurate. They had a well-developed religion and divine pantheon, some of which is described in the Popol Vuh. In the cities, stonemasons created stelae, statues which recorded…
End of the Mayan civilization
End of the Mayan civilization
More than a millennium ago in Central America, the great Maya civilization grew, flourished, built beautiful temples - and then slowly but inexorably collapsed. What happened? A lot of things, but two scientists now say a key factor may have been nothing more than what they call a modest reduction in…
Mayan civilization information
Mayan civilization information
The exact origins of the Mayas remain unknown. What is known about them is that they dedicated an immense amount of time to erecting giant monuments of stone, in the form of temples, pyramids and palaces. The Mayans’ extraordinary architectural and cultural accomplishments rival those of the world’s…
Mayan civilization accomplishments
Mayan civilization accomplishments
The Mayan civilization survived for more than 2, years from 300 A.D. to 900 A.D. in the time period known as the Classic Period. The Mayan people were made up of people who lived in the present-day areas of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. The Mayan written language was made up of…
Mayan civilization contributions
Mayan civilization contributions
A fresco mural at Bonampak in Chiapas, Mexico The Maya civilization is a Mesoamerican culture, noted for having the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its spectacular art, monumental architecture, and sophisticated mathematical and astronomical systems…
Mayan civilization language
Mayan civilization language
Mayan languages family of indigenous languages spoken in southern , , and ; Mayan languages were also formerly spoken in western and western . See also . The Huastecan branch, composed of the Huastec and Chicomuceltec (extinct) languages, was the first to split off from the Mayan family tree. Next Yucatecan…
Movies on Mayan civilization
Movies on Mayan civilization
Everyone has their favorite film based on ancient times. Whether it s the battle scenes, the drama, the characters, or just the sheer setting of the film, you can often feel like you re lost in another time and in another place. In case you re no film buff, read on to see what the Top 10 Films About…
Mayan civilization summary
Mayan civilization summary
In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the…