maya

  1. Maia, Maya, Kiya, Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

    Maia, Maya, Kiya, Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

    Maia, Maya, Kiya, Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics Ancient Egypt History
  2. Maia, Maya, Kiya, Kaya, Ka, Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

    Maia, Maya, Kiya, Kaya, Ka, Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

    Maia, Maya, Kiya, Kaya, Ka, Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics Ancient Egypt History
  3. C

    Answer my question please... It's all about maya and aztec civilization

    Questions: 1. What are causes the declined of maya empire? 2. How does Aztec empire came to power? Please share your ideas about these topic, because I need it to increase my own understanding about the maya and aztec civilization... Thank you in advance...
  4. N

    Is it possible north east native Americans knew about the Maya?

    I just finished an exellent novel about Norse settlers in Greenland in the 12th century, "When the land darkens" by Tore Kvæven. So far it's only been published in Norwegian, but the reviews are first-rate so I think there will be translations. The litterary quality and the level of research is...
  5. J

    What a good Maya history book with the latest news ?

    I was looking for a good book about the Maya but I can only find older ones, I know the Maya history is an ongoing study so I like to read a newer book not 1930's ! Thanks
  6. D

    questions about maya civilization

    At First, Hello everybody iam new here i have a few questions about this topic https://web.archive.org/web/20111028081146/http://www.mayalords.org/restfldr/persia.html First Question what does this draw mean? some people use it as an evidense that maya have seen a sort of "a moon Split" so does...
  7. D

    questions about maya civilization

    At First, Hello everybody iam new here i have a few questions about this topic https://web.archive.org/web/20111028081146/http://www.mayalords.org/restfldr/persia.html First Question what does this draw mean? some people use it as an evidense that maya have seen a sort of "a moon Split" so does...
  8. R

    Pre-Classical Maya vs. Roman Empire

    who wins in an all out war
  9. A

    The Toltec empire and the Maya.

    I have an curious itch on my head. Both ancient american civilizations existed on a period were one rose to power while the other completely fell. So has the toltec empire absorbed the Mayan territories?
  10. Lmarc1

    Helllo from Central America

    Hi. I am a United States citizen living in Honduras. I do a bit of travel writing and a lot of photography to match. My passion has always been history, and I'm particularly fond of the arcane and esoteric aspects of many geographic locales and eras. At present I am enjoying the fascinating...
  11. unclefred

    20 Maya Ball Courts

    Maya Ball-courts (Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras) - Imgur The ball game, which originated at least 3700 years ago, was practiced by the Olmec, Maya, Zapotec and Aztec, and others. It was an important ritual in the society that sometimes led to death for the losers although not all games...
  12. TheWolfKing

    Question on Maya Pseudo-Glyphs

    I was reading on the changes that occurred with the Maya glyphs, and the author seemed to indicate that there is no known reason for using the pseudo-glyphs. Is it not possible that it was used for aesthetic purposes? I know hieroglyphics were utilized as part aesthetic, so why would it be such...
  13. JoanOfArc

    Ancient Maya: Oh, those "end of the world" guys?

    I'm posting an essay I did for school on the Ancient Maya civilization. There aren't many posts on the Ancient Maya on this forum, so enjoy! “History teaches everything including the future.” – Alphonse de Lamartine. Throughout history, people have been inventing new ways to improve their...
  14. Hresvelgr

    Maya Civilization and its History

    I've been well aware as long as I've been interested in the subject (which has been a very long time) that Maya civilization and especially the culture is perhaps the single most misrepresented and misunderstood one there in all the world. The most notable instance of this is all the hype and...
  15. davu

    Classic Maya "Collapse" Did Not Happen

    don't let this one get lost in the forum - this is food for thought -- someone thinks this is very important Popular Archaeology
  16. davu

    Massive 1,100+ year old Maya site discovered in Georgia's mountains

    Massive 1,100+ year old Maya site discovered in Georgia's mountains Massive 1,100+ year old Maya site discovered in Georgia's mountains - National Architecture & Design | Examiner.com More to FOLLOW
  17. P

    Introductory Readings in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican History?

    I've been studying Aztec history in my spare time and now I am looking to expand my focus to include the Maya and Inca. Naturally there is a great deal of material available on both civilizations, so I was hoping someone familiar with this subject would help me narrow down my choices...
  18. Thessalonian

    The Maya

    ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE MAYA (History Channel program) Part1/3 - YouTube ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE MAYA (History Channel program) Part2/3 - YouTube ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE MAYA (History Channel program) Part3/3 - YouTube
  19. unclefred

    Maya Roadbuilding in the Yucatan

    Many cities of the Yucatan Maya, and other sacred sites, were connected with a network of raised stone roads. Remnants of these Sacbeob or 'white ways' can be seen today at the Maya cities of Chichen Itza, Coba, Uxmal and others. Some of them have been incorporated into modern roadways, but most...
  20. corrocamino

    The Maya

    On the occasion of Prof. Matthew Looper's sending me a digital image of the north face of Quirigua Stela E (which I intend to transfer to glass as part of a stained glass window panel), I happily recommend to you a variety of books by Prof. Looper and his Mayanist colleagues of repute: Maya...