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The Mayan civilization was spread through what is now Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, western Honduras, and the southern regions of Mexico. The Mayans are well known for creating the only fully developed written language of pre-Columbian Americas. The Mayans were at the height of their civilization from about 300 to 900 AD, although there are still Mayans today in certain areas of Guatemala and Mexico.


The Classic Mayan period was from c. 250 to 900 and was the period which saw the the peak of large-scale construction.
the Mayans used chocolate as money and food to eat.
Yes, it is. But there are large clearings, and there has been muchremoval of the foliage that overgrew parts of the location between1250 and 1850 AD.
Mayan Empire was not organised by a single person,but it was saidto be a combination of separate entities with a common culturalbackground.
Today, there millions of Maya living in theYucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Many of them still speak a modern-dayversion of the Mayan language and even more of them still practicethe Mayan religion (See Popol Vuh for the text of their "bible").They are more than just the indigenous peoples of Mexico...
A large percentage of people on Earth are Christians, therefore a very large number of people also believe in the end of the world.
Nope it's all fake, some people say that the End of the World is on December 21,2012 but we had so many Earthqukes in the past and a lot of debris from Space like Meteors and Asteroids headed toward Earth but most of that debris burns in Earth's atmosphere before landing on Earth and nothing happend...
OMG! We're all still here! That's because the Mayabelieved we would only start a new baktun ...a new age (not the endof the world). The only one who knows when life will end is "thegreat modeler-maker, spirit of the Earth and sky!"
the Mayan calandar was and still is important because it was the first calandar made and our present day calandars are based off of it.
Yes. the majority were computer programmers.
The Maya were settled mostly in Mexico's YucatanPeninsula which rose from underwater and was made primarily of reefmaterial. The lack of fresh water to drink was always a strugglefor Mayan society and, as a result, the majority of Mayanpopulation centers were built near cenotes (see-NOH-tays),...
No, the world ending in 2012 was an urban legend.
Some. Mayans have enhabited Mexico for thousands of years,including Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador. Nowadays, there are manypeople of these countries with Mayan ancestry but then, Mayanscannot be considered only Mexican; also Mexican people cannot beconsidered of just Mayan ancestry either. The...
Religious ceremonies including human sacrifice
There will be a solar eclipse, many will think it's the end and will commit suicide.
Atahualpa is one of the most familiar Incan leaders in my studies. This ruler was significant in that he was one who was taken in by the Spanish explorers putting trust in them therefore putting his people and the empire at risk.
India's Indians or Native America's Indians?
No, Akon is not an Indian.
the environment had forced them it adapted
India has a large population of Sikhs and Muslims. People belongingto both religions traditionally wear different types of hear wearusually known as a turban and a topi. Women do not wear thesekindof caps. The kind of head wear women of the subcontinent wear iscalled a Dupatta.
Why did the mayans build observations
tee trees are real
No they built more than 100 cities
They got took over by the Spanish in the 16th century yah well does anybody play fusion fall it's online game where youget missions from people from cartoon network like one person isBen 10, Double d, and dexter ....no i havent playeed that game sorry to say it sounds kinda gay
what happened to the Mayan culture The great mystery of the Mayas talks about what happened in theancient jungles of Guatemala and Mexico.
Yes. Even so, that the Mayan numeral system was much more complex than the decimal system we use now: Maya numerals were a vigesimal (base twenty) numeral system.
The Aztec calendar is 365 days without a leap day (Xiuh-Pohualli). Like the Maya, the 20-day constant of a 360-day calendar will create a cycle with their 13 days so that the days which cycle numbered 1 thru 13 will also have the 20 names meet with them every 260 days (Tonal-Pohualli, or ritual...
what are the similarites between the Mayan numbering system and roman numerals
You would be staying between Cancun and Tulum, on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula.
Not only stab, they would rip it of from your body while you we're alive. Aztecs and Mayans used ceremonial daggers (like the replica bellow) to sacrifice people to the Gods, usually virgins, children and the losers of the Mayan Ball Game (and sometimes the winner too, but anyhow...). It was a...
Central America and parts in the Southern Mexico
Probably yes, even tough it might sound difficult, the Mayans might had contact with the US natives, we never know...I don't think there are any kind of evidence.
Sakaric, tat (to a man); Sakaric, nan (to a woman)
Name four achievements of Mayan civilization
Before the Aztec Met The Spanish There Worldview Was Religion And War. They use to believe that the sun would not rise if they did not sacrifice the human heart and blood to the gods.
The Aztecs are known for the trade and medical advances they made. The capital of Aztlan (name of the country of the Aztecs) was Tenochtitlan.
Usually they have brown hair and most likely brown eyes, too. But, hardly ever do you ever see a Maya with light coloured hair or eyes.
The Mayans used their Calendar to predict astronomical phenomena such as the phases and eclipses of the moon and the orbit of Venus. They also predicted the seasons. They had worked out the mathematics for the calendar about 700 years into the future until December 21, 2012, when their culture was...
The oldest Maya writing has been found in Honduras. It does not indicate where they came from.
The writing system of the Maya was a syllabary. Each symbol stood for a syllable.
Each major Maya city had its own ruler. Maya rulers used their power and wealth to help out nobles who served the priests and officials. Rulers would keep their nobles close by for guidance. Noble families usually lived around the king's palaces. Maya kings increased power and prestige through...
No one really knows how the Mayan civilization coll pased. It collapsed around 900 A.D.
mayan pyramids are about 3000bc
there is still some Indians but not in the usa only in south America
this has to do with the climate they had, and also the bad trade.
he Maya calendar is a system of calendars used in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica , and in manymodern communities in the Guatemalan highlands,Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico The essentials of the Maya calendar are based upon a system whichhad been in common use throughout the region, dating...
Chichen Itza is the name of an abandoned Mayan City in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Unlike a number of other Mayan Cities, it was still occupied when the Spanish conquered the area. It is an important archaeological site. It has features of both Mayan and Aztec culture.
Cancun and the Mayan Riviera are on the eastern, Caribbean side of the Yucatan Peninsula. Cancun is at the northeastern corner of such Peninsula, while the Mayan Riviera is a stretch of land along the Cancun-Chetumal federal road, from Puerto Morelos (some 8 kilometers or 5 miles south of Cancun)...
Most Mayan art emphasized religion.
The Itzas, credited with being wizards, flourished during the classic period from 300 AD to 900 AD.
Many, but not as the end of the world just a cosmic eclipse. According to NASA it wont harm a fly.
The calender doesn't indicate the end of the world... it means the calender is ending, not the world.\n \nImagine a thousand years from now, someone digs up your home, and finds that your computers calender wouldn't work after 3020 due to some programming bug... would that mean the world ends at...
The Indian Gaur is a Vulnerable Species whereas the Indian Tiger is a Critically Endangered Species.
Spanish Conquistadors
most girls (women) made pots and jars out of clay and they also made ropes ,baskets. And they cooked super.
No clear predicitons were stated , but the calendar ends on a particular day in December,2012 so that's why people suggested the world might end . In addition to some drawings and carvings the Mayan did.
The Mayans were overrun by the Spanish.
The Maya calendar consists of several cycles or counts of different lengths. The 260-day count is known toscholars as the Tzolkin , The Tzolkinwas combined with a 365-day vague solar year known as the Haab' to form a synchronized cycle lasting for Haab' , called the Calendar Round ....
the Caribbean sea and gulf of Mexico
The Mayans built Chichen Itza, which means "At the mouth of the well of the Itza." Itza is the name of an ethnic-lineage group that gained political and economic dominance on the northern Yucatan peninsula circa 600 AD.
No one can answer this question.
No. All of the people in Avatar are supposed to be of some Asian descent. In the universe itself, he is classified as Water Tribe.
The Mayans and the Aztecs were not the same people. However, the Aztecs borrowed many ideas from the Mayans. The ruins of the town of Chichen Itza contain both Maya and Aztec relics.
The Maya culture was found in the Yucatan Peninsula which is in Central America.
When the Spanish came with the decimal number system, they replaced the Maya number system throughout the region. So the people of that region stopped using the Maya system and started using the decimal system of the Spanish.
mi don't know why math have to be so hard sometimes
Yes, then it was forgotten and re-invented by the Babylonians, forgotten again and finally nailed down by the Indians.
The Mayans have several competing creation myths but it all comes down to the gods creating the Earth, then the mountains trees and such. They then want worshippers and try several times to create them - first of mud, then wood then of corn meal. The first two species were unsuccessful and were...
no because jesus would not want the world to end on December 23,2012. ..... Today is 18 September 2017. Unless this is all just somehallucination provided by the Matrix, it doesn't look like theworld ended back in 2012.
Cortez banned the old religion in order to convert the Mayans to Christianity. One of the Spanish bishops, Diego de Landa, ordered all Mayan texts burned and suppressed any remnants of pagan beliefs with such vigour that he was for a time recalled to Spain on charges of improper harshness. The...
They established control over neighboring peoples.
- Using deception, turning indigenous people against indigenouspeople ( Aztec vs. Aztec , Inca vs. Inca), paralyze the will of thepopulation by a frightful deed. - controling lands, looking for gold, silver and slaves.
Depending on their location, they could live in stone houses or shelters made of logs. the mayans made long houses and tepees for the winter.
The Mayans are the oldest mesoamerican civilization
Yes,Mayan people are counted as Hispanics because they are the native Americans of the hispanic counties known as Honduras,Guatemala,and el salvador.
Some of their ruins and daily-life artifacts are found in museums and archaeological sites throughout the country; some aspects of their culture are embedded in modern Mexico, such as the coat of arms, food ingredients (maize/corns, turkey, squash plants, tomatoes, beans), day of the dead and many...
yes, papers like Indian country help promote the culture as do groups papers like the bqr zine and powwowwow because they target the younger generation.