Maya kings were the centers of power for the Maya civilization. Each Maya city-
state was controlled by a dynasty of kings .
Two of the oldest and most famous Mayan leaders were Itzamn and Kukulcan.
Itzamn is said to have led the first Mayan migration into the Yucatan from the Far
May 1, 2015 ... Ancient Maya government was formed on the basis that rulers were thought to
have been god-like, which to some might suggest one unified ...
Each city in the Maya Empire was ruled by a different noble family. Nobles
claimed they were the descendants of the Hero Twins. That gave them the right to
Oct 29, 2012 ... His grave is the most ancient royal Maya burial to be found and it contains a
variety ... "He was the big chief," archaeologist Miguel Orrego of the ...
In addition to ruling the celestial realm and serving as the chief god within the
Mayan pantheon, Itzamna was credited with inventing the Mayan system of
Go here to read about some of the more famous and powerful Maya city-states. A
Maya ... There were also powerful councils of leaders who ran the government.
Mar 7, 2016 ... The ancient Maya quarried immense quantities of building stone ... and reliefs
are the chief sources of knowledge about the early Maya.
The Maya are probably the best-known of the classical civilizations of ..... In 1583
and 1597 there were local revolts under chiefs of the ancient Cocom royal ...
Jan 28, 2011 ... Archaeologists for a long time believed the ancient Maya to be gentle .... and that
Siyaj K'ahk' was his brother, and, very probably, his war chief.