• Mayan civilization Population
    Mayan Civilization
    Mayan civilization Population
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    Human Sacrifice
    Mesoamerican timeline
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    Located Mayan
    Rise and Ruin
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    Maya For Kids
    Mayan calendar Kids
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    Mayan Ruins
    History of Mayan ruins
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    Facts About The Mayans
    Facts about the Mayan Culture
Cool Facts about the Mayans
Cool Facts about the Mayans
February 26, 2024
No matter how far you have traveled; no matter how many historical and cultural sites you have taken in; no matter how many spectacles you have beheld, you cannot help but be captured by the Mayan site…
Mayan in English
Mayan in English
February 22, 2024
[mass noun] A large family of American Indian languages spoken in Central America and Mexico, of which the chief members are Maya, Quiché, and Tzeltal. ‘The movie will definitely be performed in Mayan…
Major Mayan gods
Major Mayan gods
February 22, 2024
Mayan Mythology [Go to 9:45] The Underground World of Xibalba [Go to 31:48] Maya mythology refers to the pre-Columbian Maya civilization s extensive polytheistic religious beliefs. These beliefs had most…
History of Yucatan
History of Yucatan
February 2, 2024
The Yucatán Peninsula has captivated travelers since the early Spanish explorations. Explorers and conquistadores met with more resistance there than in almost any other part of the New World, and this…
Mayans live
Mayans live
January 13, 2024
The Mayans created a great civilization in parts of what are now Mexico and Honduras and in Guatemala. The ancestors of the Mayans were hunters but about 2, BC they adopted farming as a way of life. In…
Ancient Mayan Traditions
Ancient Mayan Traditions
December 24, 2023
One of the most prominent features of Hacienda Chichen Resort is that its guests have immediate intimate contact with the Maya culture, its heritage and culinary and healing holistic traditions. In fact…
Mayan Indian culture
Mayan Indian culture
December 4, 2023
Mayan Indians are the people that inhabit the regions of southern Mexico and northern Central America. Although many people think of the Mayans as an ancient civilization, there are currently about six…
Tulum Mexico history
Tulum Mexico history
November 14, 2023
A singular visual scheme defines the precariousness of Tulum: abandoned yards, old tires, trash, a few chickens or dogs running around, and the smell of excrement. Blue, red, pink, purple, violet garments…
Maya in America
Maya in America
November 12, 2023
Harvesting corn is a seasonal business requiring high-speed operation and minimal machine down-time and/or corn losses. Maya America’s innovative and reliable corn head are specifically designed for high-quality…
Mayan civilization fall
Mayan civilization fall
November 6, 2023
Undreds of years ago in what is now modern Honduras, Copán was a thriving civilization, a center of the cultural life of the Maya. Tens of thousands of people made their home in the Copán Valley. Yet despite…
Astronomy religion
Astronomy religion
November 6, 2023
Is this what our own Milky Way Galaxy looks like from far away? Similar in size and design to our home galaxy, spiral galaxy NGC 3370 is about 100 million light-years away, toward the constellation Leo. Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA) This article is Part One of Two in a series on the…
Oldest Mayan ruins
Oldest Mayan ruins
October 28, 2023
Cahael Pech is one of the oldest Mayan sites. We learned that the Mayan rulers would often build on top of what other rulers had already built. So, most of the lower parts of the ruins were the oldest. I m glad we went with a guide. Our guide, Victor (from the Mopan River Resort) talked a lot about the…
Major religions of Guatemala
Major religions of Guatemala
October 25, 2023
Religion in Guatemala is fairly complex, with traditional Mayan spirituality still very much a presence, particularly in the highlands, along with Catholicism and the more recent incursions of Evangelical Christianity. In much smaller numbers, Guatemala’s Jewish population is centered in Guatemala City…
Central American ruins
Central American ruins
October 5, 2023
I love Central America! Surrounded by the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, the slender land bridge of Central America runs from Mexico to South America and is made up of seven nations – Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Political and civil unrest in the 1980s kept…
Where do the Mayans live today?
Where do the Mayans live today?
September 15, 2023
“We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle or zoos. We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.” –Rigoberta Mench’u Tum, winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. The ancient Mayan civilization may now be long gone but this does not mean that the society…
Modern Mayan culture
Modern Mayan culture
August 26, 2023
Mount Holyoke College senior Harrison Gage was intrigued when she learned she would spend the summer cataloguing precious Mayan “poison flasks” during an internship in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. Rather than deadly concoctions, however, she learned that the vase-like containers…
Mayan bloodletting rituals
Mayan bloodletting rituals
August 6, 2023
Bloodletting-cutting part of the body to release blood-is an ancient ritual used by many Mesoamerican societies. For the ancient Maya, bloodletting rituals constituted a way to communicate with the gods and royal ancestors. This practice was usually performed by nobles through the perforation of body…
Ancient Mayan Laws
Ancient Mayan Laws
August 6, 2023
The ancient Maya civilization existed for over two thousand years before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores in the 16th century. The ancient Maya settled in Central America, southern Mexico, and the Yucatan peninsula, and are believed to have been connected to the northern areas of Mesoamerica…
Aztecs
Aztecs
July 31, 2023
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Aztec religion today
Aztec religion today
July 29, 2023
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Maya Aztecs and Incas
Maya Aztecs and Incas
July 27, 2023
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…
Mesoamerica maps
Mesoamerica maps
July 27, 2023
Today’s guest post was written by Katje Lattik , Archaeological Research Intern in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, who works with the Pre-Columbian objects in the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Archaeology and History of the Early Americas. Katje was a 2015 Library of Congress…
Timeline of Mesoamerica
Timeline of Mesoamerica
July 22, 2023
The term Mesoamerica is derived from the Greek and means Middle America. It refers to a geographical and cultural area which extends from northern Mexico down through Central America, including Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. It is therefore seen as partly in North America, and encompassing…
Where did the Mayans go?
Where did the Mayans go?
July 2, 2023
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 awe at the towering pyramids, turned to the guide and said, The buildings are beautiful, but where…