The Mayans
The ancient Maya civilization occupied the eastern third of Mesoamerica, primarily the Yucatan Peninsula. The topography of the area greatly varied from volcanic mountains, which comprised the highlands in the South

Maya civilization

History. Main article: History of the Maya civilization. The history of Maya civilization is divided into three principal periods: the Preclassic, ...

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The Mayans Video - Maya -

The growth of the great Mayan civilization is as much a mystery as its disappearance.
The trail leads through multiple ruin sites including La Muerta, El Tintal, and finally El Mirador. Since much of the ruins are still covered in tree roots and mounds of earth, imagination is a useful companion in this lost city. Near the Jaguar Paw Temple, there are ... More »
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The Maya: History, Culture & Religion - LiveScience

Dec 6, 2013 ... The Maya civilization was never unified; rather, it consisted of numerous small states, ruled by kings, each apparently centred on a city.

Mayan history - Lost civilizations

The Maya are probably the best-known of the classical civilizations of Mesoamerica. Mayan history starts in the Yucatan around 2600 B.C., Mayan history rose to ...

Mayan History - Crystalinks

Mayan History. The Maya are probably the best-known of the classical civilizations of Mesoamerica. Originating in the Yucatan around 2600 B.C., they rose to ...

Maya Civilization - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Jul 6, 2012 ... The Maya are an indigenous people of Mexico and Central America who have continuously inhabited the lands comprising modern-day ...

Ancient Mayan Facts and Information for Kids | KidsKonnect

The Ancient Mayan lived in the Yucatán around 2600 B.C. Today, this area is ... They contained information on history, medicine, astronomy and their religion.

Popular Q&A
Q: Who was Itzamna in Mayan history?
A: He was their main god and he was the god of creation and the god of fire and hearth. Read More »
Q: Who is a famous person in mayan history?
A: Eighteen-Rabbit was a ruler of Copan, if you don't want to do you project on Pacal. Or, recently a royal tomb was found at the El Zotz site in Guatamala. The na... Read More »
Q: What is a folding-screen book in Mayan history?
A: a folding screen book is a block of aged swiss cheese. Read More »
Q: Who are some people that are important in Mayan history?
A: This was an important book for the Mayans. It includes their creation story and reveals many aspects of their culture, pe... Read More »
Q: What was Mayan military history about?
A: The Caste War lasted from 1847 - 1901, & began as a war of the Maya against Read More »