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  • Heart Of Classic Maya Civilization
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    Maya were an American Indian People who developed a magnificent civilization in Central America and south Mexico. The Maya civilization reached its period of development about A.D. 250 and continued to flourish for over 600 years. The Maya produced remarkable architecture, painting, pottery, and sculpture. They made great advancements in astronomy and mathematics and developed and accurate yearly calender. They were one of the first peoples in the Western Hemisphere to develop and advanced form ...
  • Classic Maya Civilization In The Lowlands
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    INTRODUCTION The Mayan Civilization was an Ancient Native American civilization that grew to be one of the most advanced civilizations in the Americas. The people known as the Maya lived in the region that is now eastern and southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, and western Honduras. The Maya built massive stone pyramids, temples, and sculpture and accomplished complex achievements in mathematics and astronomy, which were recorded in hieroglyphs. After 900 the Maya mysteriously disapp...
  • Mysterious Temples And Pyramids Of The Maya
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    Map Source Deep within the jungles of Mexico and Guatemala and extending into the limestone shelf of the Yucatan peninsula lie the mysterious temples and pyramids of the Maya. While Europe was still in the midst of the Dark Ages, these amazing people had mapped the heavens, evolved the only true writing system native to the Americas and were masters of mathematics. They invented the calendars we use today. Without metal tools, beasts of burden or even the wheel they were able to construct vast c...
  • Knowledge The Classic Maya
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    Mesoamerica, which literally means Middle America, is a term that "refers to a loosely defined cultural tradition that characterized much of pre contact Mexico and Central America". Mexico's Golden Age is also known as the Classic Period. The classic period dates back from the period 300 to 800 A.D. ; the golden age is full of many endeavors. This period concentrates on the Mexican civilization and their artistic accomplishments, monumental architecture, religion, and science. The Maya was a gro...
  • Maya City
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    The ancient Ancient Maya Maya The ancient Maya were a group of American Indian peoples who lived in Southern Mexico. Their descendants, the modern Maya, live in the same regions today. Agriculture was the basis of the economy of the Mayan and corn was the principal food. (Voorhies 324) Other crops included avocados, tomatoes, and chili peppers. They cultivated an enormous variety of plants. (Foley 20) In hieroglyphic writing, astronomy, and mathematics, the Mayan Indians were far ahead of any ot...

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