Mayan gods names
Mayan gods names
January 28, 2014
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 environments, usually under the high canopy of rainforest. Dried, roasted cacao was ground into chocolate…
Mayan theory
Mayan theory
July 21, 2014
If you are prone to superstition, 2012 provides a wealth of apocalyptic fears and calamitous end-of-day scenarios, starting with the ever-popular end-of-the-world Mayan doomsday. Some have argued that Mayans, whose civilization spanned across southern Mexico, Guatemala and Belize from 1 B.C. to 1519…
What was the religion of the Mayans?
What was the religion of the Mayans?
August 25, 2016
The mystery and beauty of the Maya by C.G. | BERLIN DURING the final days of the Red Army’s fierce battle for Berlin, Yuri Valentinovich Knorosov, a Soviet artillery soldier, found boxes of books in front of the Prussian State Library. Clearly, the Germans hadn’t managed to remove and put them somewhere…
Mayan Economy and Trade
Mayan Economy and Trade
December 2, 2015
Maya Trade and Economy God L (Bolon Yookte K uh), was a prince of Xibalbá, as well as a wealthy god of commerce and trade. He is an old god, sometimes with the ear of a jaguar. He’s prosperous, and smokes a cigar. Contrary to the early investigators such as Thompson, now we know that The Maya participated…
End of the Mayan civilization
End of the Mayan civilization
August 16, 2016
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 Indians pictures
Mayan Indians pictures
February 21, 2016
If You are Mexican or Central American, You are an Indian! This is just a short page now. It is going to get larger Yup, if you or your ancestors are from Mexico or Central America you are almost certainly an Indian!! Central America includes El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama. When the European Spaniards…
Mayan Mysteries
Mayan Mysteries
August 22, 2015
The Kabbalah of the Mayan Mysteries is the result of a trip Samael Aun Weor made to the famous Mayan ruins at Copán, Honduras. In this book, he explains the kabbalistic principles of the Mayan mysteries as recorded in their mysterious stelas and sculptures. There was an avatar in Honduras who taught…
Cosmology and religion
Cosmology and religion
May 11, 2016
In the film The Theory Of Everything , Stephen Hawking (portrayed by Eddie Redmayne) claims that cosmology is a religion for intelligent atheists . The question haunts the film as it haunts Hawking s books. In this 40 minute talk, Dr William Lane Craig examines this claim concerning cosmology using…
Cizin Mayan god
Cizin Mayan god
October 23, 2015
Cizin Also spelled Kisin, (Mayan: “Stinking One”), Mayan god and god of , ruler of the subterranean land of the dead. He may possibly have been one aspect of a malevolent underworld deity who manifested himself under several names and guises ( e.g., Ah Puch, Xibalba, and Yum Cimil). In pre-Conquest codices…
Inca civilization for Kids
Inca civilization for Kids
January 7, 2016
The Inca empire started as a small tribe who lived in the village of Cuzco, high in the Andes Mountains of South America. One day, another tribe tried to conquer them. Thanks to Pachacuti, the king s son, the Incas won! That was the beginning of the Inca empire. Over the next 100 years, the Inca conquered…
Time period of the Mayans
Time period of the Mayans
October 8, 2015
The Preclassic, also known in greater Mesoamerica as the Formative, has been divided into three logical time periods, the Early, Middle and Late. The earliest Maya came into the Belize and adjacent tropical lowland areas as farmers before 2 BC, but did not appear in the archaeological record for nearly…
Information about Aztecs
Information about Aztecs
July 4, 2015
Languages similar to the Aztec language have existed in Central Mexico for perhaps 1400 years. As early as 600AD, languages known as Nahuan were spoken by peoples in the area. It is believed that these language speakers came from the north in waves, settling in central Mexico. Speakers of languages such…
Mayan religious Symbols
Mayan religious Symbols
March 26, 2014
The earliest known writing discovered in the Mayan script dates from about 250 BC, but the script is thought to have developed at an earlier date then that. The Mayans were known for their sophisticated culture which included many hieroglyphics. Mayan hieroglyphics were carved into stone or bone, or…
When were the Mayan ruins built
When were the Mayan ruins built
December 23, 2015
Mayan pryamids are steeped in rituals and mythology. (Photo: mayan ruins image by Mike & Valerie Miller from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles Mayan pyramids were built by the Mayan people who lived in southern Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Belize. The pyramids, which were built starting…
What happened to the Mayans?
What happened to the Mayans?
May 15, 2016
The mystery of what happened to the Mayan civilization has plagued experts for years. Now, however, scientists believe that the Blue Hole of Belize may hold the key to discovering what happened to the Mayans so many centuries ago. Beginning around 2, BC, Mayan culture endured until 800 AD and it is…
Books About Mayans
Books About Mayans
October 27, 2015
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 of El Salvador, and extreme western Honduras. Speaking a group of closely related languages (with…
Mayans where did they live
Mayans where did they live
May 12, 2015
An ancient Mayan text captured the moment when a royal astronomer made a scientific discovery about the movement of Venus across the night sky. The text, called the Dresden Codex, contains laborious measurements of the rising and setting of Venus. Based on these recordings, historians can now place this…
Facts about the Mayan civilization
Facts about the Mayan civilization
January 26, 2015
Long before Mexico s Riviera Maya became the tropical vacation paradise it is today, it was home to one of the world s greatest ancient civilizations: The Mayans. The Mayan culture reached from Mexico into Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador and lasted for over 3, 500 years. In fact, descendants of the…
Mayan bloodletting rituals
Mayan bloodletting rituals
January 19, 2016
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…
Location of Mayan Empire
Location of Mayan Empire
December 16, 2015
History > Aztec, Maya, and Inca for Kids The Maya people built many cities throughout the history of their civilization. The cities acted as city-states where each single large city ruled over the surrounding areas. Maya cities were not planned out in detail like the cities of the Aztecs. They…
Ancient Mayan art and architecture
Ancient Mayan art and architecture
October 12, 2015
The definitive guide to the art and architecture of one of the world’s most enigmatic civilizations, now completely revised Second edition ‘An eloquently written, beautifully illustrated, and completely up-to-date guide to the glories produced by ancient Maya artists, scribes, and architects’ – Michael…