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Mayan history from www.lost-civilizations.net
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
prominence around A.D. 250 in present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, western
Honduras, El Salvador, and northern Belize.
Building on the inherited inventions and ideas of earlier civilizations
such as the Olmec, the Maya developed astronomy, calendrical systems and
hieroglyphic writing. The Maya were noted as well for elaborate and highly
decorated ceremonial architecture, including temple-pyramids, palaces and
observatories, all built without metal tools. Mayan history shows that they were also skilled farmers,
clearing large sections of tropical rain forest and, where groundwater was
scarce, building sizeable underground reservoirs for the storage of rainwater.
The Maya were equally skilled as weavers and potters, and cleared routes through
jungles and swamps to foster extensive trade networks with distant peoples.
Many people believe that the ancestors of the Maya crossed the Bering Strait
at least 20,000 years ago. They were nomadic hunter-gatherers. Evidence of
settled habitation in Mexico is found in the Archaic period 5000-1500 BC - corn
cultivation, basic pottery and stone tools.
The first true civilization was established with the rise of the Olmecs in
the Pre-Classic period 1500 BC -300 AD. The Olmecs settled on the Gulf Coast,
and little is known about them.
They are regarded as the inventors of many aspects of Meso-American cultures
including the first calendar and hieroglyphic writing in the Western hemisphere.
Archeologists have not settled the relationship between the Olmecs and the Maya,
and it is a mystery whether the Maya were their descendants, trading partners,
or had another relationship, that is white place in Mayan history.
It is agreed that the Maya developed a complex calendar and the most
elaborate form of hieroglyphics in America, both based on the Olmec's versions.
Maya had a complex society
(Classic period 300 - 900 AD)
Most artistic and cultural achievement came about during the Classic period
300 - 900 AD. The Maya developed a complex, hierarchical society divided into
classes and professions. Centralized governments, headed by a king, ruled
territories with clearly defined boundaries. These borders changed as the
various states lost and gained control over territory. Mayan centers flourished
in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. The major cities of the
Classic period were Tikal (Guatemala), Palenque and Yaxchil n (Chiapas, Mexico),
Cop n and Quirigua (Honduras). For most of this period, the majority of the Maya
population lived in the central lowlands of Mexico and Belize.
The Northern Yucatan (where present day Cancun is located) was sparsely
populated for most of the Classic period with only a few cities such as
Dzibilchalt n (near M rida) and Xpuhil, Bec n and Chicann (near Chetumal).
During the 9th century the population centers of the central lowlands declined
significantly. This decline was very rapid and is attributed to famine, drought,
breakdowns in trade, and political fragmentation. Fragmentation from large
states into smaller city-states focused resources on rivalries between cities
including not just wars, but competitions of architecture and art between rival
cities. As the cities in the lowlands declined, urban centers sprung up in the
Northern Yucat n, including Uxmal (near M rida).
Anthropologists used to contrast the "peaceful" Maya with the bloodthirsty
Aztecs of central Mexico. Although human sacrifice was not as important to the
Maya as to the Aztec, blood sacrifice played a major role in their religion.
Individuals offered up their blood, but not necessarily their lives, to the gods
through painful methods using sharp instruments such as sting-ray spines or
performed ritualistic self mutilation. It is probable that people of all classes
shed their blood during religious rites. The king's blood sacrifice was the most
valuable and took place more frequently. The Maya were warlike and raided their
neighbors for land, citizens, and captives. Some captives were subjected to the
double sacrifice where the victims heart was torn out for the sun and head cut
off to pour blood out for the earth.
The Mayan civilization was the height of pre-Columbian culture. They made
significant discoveries in science, including the use of the zero in
mathematics. Their writing was the only in America capable of expressing all
types of thought. Glyphs either represent syllables or whole concepts and were
written on long strips of paper or carved and painted on stone. They are
arranged to be red from left to right and top to bottom in pairs of columns. The
Mayan calendar begins around 3114 BC, before Maya culture existed, and could
measure time well into the future. They wrote detailed histories and used their
calendar to predict the future and astrological events. Fray Diego de Landa,
second bishop of the Yucat n ordered a mass destruction of Mayan books in 1562
and only three survived.
Post Classic Period - 1000 - 1500 AD
Growth and Ruin
After the Classic period, the Maya migrated to the Yucat n peninsula. There
they developed their own character, although their accomplishments and artwork
are not considered as impressive as the Classic Maya. Most of the ruins you can
see South of Cancun are from this time period and are definitely worth a visit.
Chichen Itza (near Valladolid), Uxmal (near Merida) and Mayap n (west of
Chichen Itza) were the three most important cities during the Post Classic
period. They lived in relative peace from around 1000 - 1100 AD when Mayap n
overthrew the confederation and ruled for over 200 years. In 1441 the Maya who
had previously ruled Uxmal destroyed the city of Mayap n and founded a new city
at Mani. Wars were fought between rival Mayan groups over the territory until
the region was conquered by the Spanish.
Chichen Itza was first populated between 500 and 900 AD by Mayans and for
some reason abandoned around 900, the city was then resettled 100 years later
and subsequently invaded by Toltecs from the North. There are numerous reliefs
of both Mayan gods including Chac and the Toltec gods including Quetzacoatl. For
some reason the city was abandoned around 1300. If the Spanish did not make it a
policy to kill all of the Mayan priests and burn books when they arrived in
Mexico, we would all have a few more answers.
Post Columbian Period
Conquest and rebellion (1500 AD)
The Spanish colonization of the islands of Hispaniola and Cuba allowed them
to launch exploratory forays around the Caribbean.
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There has been much talk about the end of time but the mayans have brought it in to realizeation and undersatanding the world is not about caos and destruction its about peace and carma or at least should be someone once said to me " do you think we are born to die do we live to work or should we be free in what we do.
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I think that you should answer the following more spesific(don't care if I spelled that wrong): Why time was important to them, what did they acomplish, and what are some reasons that the Mayans were declined. Please answer these questions
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Does anyone have any information about Mayan Education? Can anyone help by sending me a URL to a website that has good information about how their education worked, or what they learned! Please Help!! SOS!!
This help a lots cuz i have to an Wednesday writing/essay about the Mayans.
kiley stone, 12/01:
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Put it in bullet points.
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Lot of good and intersecting information about the maya tribe. The information really helps if you have a project about the mayas.
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i wanna say reading these articles helps us to know the old civilization.
i am doing a time line and this site needs more dates
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jazmine chavez, 17/11:
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man the things on sacrifice aint right
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Geogrphy Student 718, 20/10:
I am in geography right now! and it has helped me quite a bit! More Mayan inventions is nessesary. I would like to learn more about what they invented
This report is really good for people who love history.
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Thank you for supporting me on this social studies project your information is very accurate and kaylem is fat
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love jesus, 18/09:
everyone armagedon is supposed to be dec. 21, 2012 but if any of you read the bible you'll see that no one can predict the day or the time of the end of the world, or rapture. i hope that all of you will accept christ into your hearts and become christians! peace! :D
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Stands up for the little guy, 15/09:
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nazia nahid, 14/08:
i have just watched a movie where i found the word mayan then i jumped to know mayan and i found.its really needfull for me as my passion is is to learn abaut human civilization
great site, lots of interesting info. best part, i think, is when mayan history starts. intersting that it is 2600 bc, when the "mayan calendar" that "predicts doomsday" on 21 dec 2012 started in 3114 bc. just thought that was interesting.
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Blonde Bambi, 06/07:
I think the mayans are truly amazing. I just dont understand how they built pyramids on all the snow that falls in canada. keep building pyramids mayans. they are cool. (:
the mayans were prophcied everything from sattlites,cars and the end of the world and i just got to say that they offered up blood to their gods and it reminds of vampires cause maybe we were made by another spieces but we were made as cattle for eating
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Baseball 3000, 08/06:
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This really helped me out with my year 8 project
heyy. thank you so much for making this website! It was a huge help for me on my History project. But just a little something that would help future viewers is adding an author. It's really difficult to find an author (if there even is ONE) and for APA format, we have to cite the author in our body paragraphs. So just putting a name would have helped me more, but other than that it was a great site with extremely informative information. Thanks !
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this is col.is the world supposed to end on the 21 or the 23 of december 2012 cuz i've heard both of those numbers being thrown around as the "end of the world". Maybe the mayans thought that it would be the end of their civilization. Or maybe they just ran out of stone to have it go any further. Anyway if it is the 21st that will be the worst birthday my mom has. i garuntee it! lol.
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did you not look on page 2?? the whole next page is all about Maya now. I liked the site.
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minimum effort, 03/02:
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the mayans didnt trade that much they mostly grew or madde what they needed
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isnt it 2012 dec. 31?
an another thing, armegedon isn't on December 21 2010,its on December 21, 2011, and I believe that nothing isn't going to happen until it happens.
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Seriously though, this could be the last 4 years of your life. does that scare you ? i dont think its all that bad. who doesnt like a bit of change? december 21, 2012. the day will come , it will either bring destruction. or just another day. No one really knows until it comes. have a nice day. :)
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jacon me, 21/12:
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Ya shes Like 1000 kg... and shes in a wheelchair lmao
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The ancient Mayan capital is Tegucigalpa.
What was the capitol? My notes say i ahev to write a summary based on the Civlization Capitol fro an article!
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pan ts, 24/10:
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i love the mayans
I'm so glad that ppl love to joke about the mayans, but the bottom line.....they were murdered and wiped out for what? This jacked up society we live in today. I'm so proud,
alex needs to learn some english and stop being lazy
this is cool
Thanks, this helped a lot on a research paper!
don\'t matter , 04/09:
helped me alot on poster
great swami, 11/07:
for the nut who used the movie "Apocalypto" as a great source for Mayan History - READ A BOOK
not really helpful... i needed mayan trading
i love to eat cheese on a hot and sunny day ok? bye.
I am now dumber for having read the drivel contained in the tainted minds of the individuals commenting on this page. You are mostly comprised of dope smoking, maggot infested fm listeners who couldn't care less about history or the reasons for understanding history. You are the reason for the decay of civilization as we know it today. I am ashamed to be living in the same era as most of you.
this is like SO TOTALLY HARD FREEKING CORE! yes! i LOVE YOU DARN MAYANS!
why on earth would you give advice for the page. if they haven't changed it by now, they probably arn't ganna. this is a cool page though. i'll be back tommorrow
i love mayan history!! i only hope to get closer to it sooner and sooner! a good movie of mayan history is APOCALYPOTO. i recomend it to anyone!
bow wow, 17/05:
anyone wanna talk to me??? PLZ!!!!!!! who i smarc and alexys? w/e
myanas are tight like my teachers pants. jk!
yo gldjfklah, 16/05:
I love the earth
how r you
mayan civilazation is pretty cool
mayan are fun!!!!!!!!!!
ALexy you love bops haha
. aleys you do love him just admit it
im from hollyhood
C and L, 17/04:
if this is a good website i will shurely get en F+
. omg dis is like sco
. dis web is qui to r
looking for the mayas history
david , 03/04:
very cool and pro
Did maya civilization make the crystal skulls?
That what i need to know for my reasearch.
mayan king, 31/03:
me and Jeff, you totally lame dudes
what did they invent damn its all i wanna noe
This is such a great website. It really helped me in my report!
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mitch t, 20/03:
hey me from maya i speak english we
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cant tell you, 13/03:
good site helped me on alot of essays
This website needs more on the pottery they made I see hardly any thing on there but other wise GOOD WEBSITE! It is great 4 the kids!
not a geek, 02/03:
whats your area code.... DUH
. elmo is a geek don't listen to him
what a way to break up!!!
. i like this web...
mikel l, 22/02:
O by the way THANK you. Read the next one because it is also by me!
. I think that this web page is good and most of the rest of the comments are just silly kids jacking around.
good web site you help me alot. THANK YOU
. when i say that i want to know the history of the mayans i ment every thing on the mayans such as the food of the mayans the medicine and the plants please next time when writing a story on the mayans please put in every thing on thme and don't let me wast my ink on this web site. but good web site thank you for all your help bye.
sup , 18/02:
Call me my number is 911-3256
yo yo yo, 16/02:
u should have a paragraph on how religion and govenment worked together. Dump kevin, you should b my girlfriends... even though i dont know you.... you sound really hot.
shoes 4 \'eva, 16/02:
i love kevin!!!!!!!!! he is so hot!!!!!!!!!! P.S.---- This web-site is da bomb! I will get an A+ on my report!!!!! go me!!!!!!!
Just to let you know I'm BREAKING UP WITH YOU NICK WALZAK
you had the map i needed but nothing else.
ya um you pretty much rock
miss sondra, 03/02:
thanx for the halp
There is another article for mayan religion, just go to "Ancient civilizations" listing up there.
It needs more information about mayan religion
Let me guess, those who wrote comments - you all came from the same school-class during Mayan history research ?
If there is a DOGboy out there, i already heart you even though we have never met, wink, sweet smile :)cut laugh! Mayans r my life!
. fine site. medicine needs more info. otherwise all is good. A bunch of my friends have gotten nice stuff from that site, they told me about it and i think it is great! I like how you have pics. in the other sections, could you plez put more in this section?! I will tell the rest of my friends about this site (not the ones that told me, other friends). im gonna get an A+!
this is really bad
This site isn't very good.
this is an awesome web
ancient mayan history. ancient mayans. ancient maya.
chuck norris when to god and said :ur in my seat:
Not Full Mayan girl, 02/01:
this site gives poor information..
I Love Haeli Matlin
Maya is a cool culter.
I love ALEXIS GRAY
this website is verry good i want to marry a mayan.
this website is totally whack...i love it
fat man, 01/12:
this web site is good
i love COOKIES
i DO NOT love this web site :(
you all need help.
i don't need dis
Runescape rules this site rules also
this really helped me!!
this helped me with my homework!
u guys r losers tlking on a mayan website
hey Heather whats up
Mayan , 11/11:
Runescape is great but so is this site got me alot of info, nearly all the info i needed to finish my project on the mayans (by the way my runescape name is jersers :-).....)
I Dindnt read thisPO is really delicious
if ne1 can hear me(or read me) please join a game called runescape and meet me on friday at lumbridge behind the castle(my persons name is sk8rgirl505)
good info could use alot more details more pics. and don't add the stuff that doesn't deal with the mayans over-all it's pretty good
j dog, 05/11:
this actually really doesn't work and you guys should just create a site that actualy works
your site is so helpful i got a 100 on my last two history tests and for me thats impossible ive never been good at history until now !
I think your web needs a bit more info and pics
renee and nicole , sarai, 27/10:
Thanks 4 the information we got an A on our project!
thanx 4 the info it's reaLLY gonna help cause i was loking every where for this information
brandon from sc, 05/10:
this dose not help at all i need more info
You know what would be real helpful? A Mayan timeline of important events and etc. Also, how about the clothing store, Abercrombie & Fitch history timeline. Thanks!:)
My name is Ashly and i go to mirror lake in alaska and i am having a birthday party tonight at Garcias come and celebrate with me!!! I LOVE MOSES
Happy BirthDay Ashley VanRyn! Love, Moses B. -Alaska
hey someone!!!! AH
apple heh, 20/09:
my wall hasn't been fed in a while...I like the site, and could tell there was a lot of time into it, and appreciate it, but i need transportation crap
Got to go feed my wall
I am going to the library to get more info on mayan history
nice website, alot of mayans information
this website was vey helpful:]
i gone on this web site a bajillion times and it's still great!!!!
betty boop, 02/06:
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Mickey Peters, 31/05:
Yo people don't know nothin' about me so just be quiet,please. Everyone has a life it doesn't mean it's a great one.
Heather and I were looking at this and we think it's great. Es muy educational y nos ayuda mucho
yo mamma, 23/05:
Hump me please do!!!!!!!!
. I want to learn more about the Olmec Civilization.
NUTZ. do it now
add sruff about family life
not bad its ok but needs work
smarty pants**, 08/05:
thanx alot this page really helped i needed the inf for school and thats what i got so keep up the good work! its awesome to lnw more about this stuff!!!! lol
great help! thankzs i have a paper due tomorrow and this really was a life saver !!
Judge Judy, 25/04:
My daddy is the milk man , this web site is a piece of crap!!!!:-)
Noob.Your work is crappy =O
garret williamson, 25/04:
go aces! go ryan! go ben lucas
you need to put in the name of the author of this article, I have to cite my sources please
. i thought it was a good website so stop with all the bad comments. it is not talking about how much you like someone elses pants(look below)
my global teacher used to site to get some of this info.... and its not very helpful, it provides only basic information and does not go in depth.
i like your pants.
thinks for putting information on it realy helped me for school
Denise , 26/03:
Thank you for putting information on this so I can use it. I have a big report that is almost due so I just thank you again for putting this palmary information on this site!!!
. thank you for putting information on this sote so I can use it. I have a big report that is almost due so I just thank you again for putting this palmary information on this site!!!
big boy, 23/03:
i love this site it is so inspirational
Hi my name is Bob.
Billy bob joe jr, 13/03:
this web site blows
Ivan Mata, 10/03:
I love you ivan
. Hi my name is ivan mata thanks for this website
Whe!!! I love thi site.
i have a aon my report thank you
robert 10-20-06, 20/02:
I am fascinated by past civilization and can eat and sleep this stuff. thanks for adding some education for the hungry
Why is everybody against educational websites? Just because it's knowledge doesn't mean it's not fun!! And please... WRITE APPROPRIATE COMMENTS!!!
a person, 31/01:
its ok, iguess. need more on stuff, yeah.
Thomas Steffensen, 24/01:
After having read several book, i can only conslude that you should update your website, The only comparison i can make i to texts from before 1950'. Therefore I can not recoment writing term papers or anything else based on the information found on this website.
There are loads of books on early civilizations of mesoamerica and america in general. And just a quick tip, the closer you get to the source thus may the facts no be interpritated.
Love it, 24/01:
I AM ALSO GOING TO GET AN A ON MY PRoJECT!!
thanks a bunch I'm going to get a A for my project
I am going sking
terry lewis call me , 06/01:
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terry lewis, 06/01:
I wiil check later have a nice day
terrance c lewis, 06/01:
. My girl friend father gave her this statcue of xchopilla or the flower godess we went to uccberckley . off the record that we shoud put a milloin dollor insurance policy on it they said it was pricless. who wants to see it replie ps hurry up
hey cool site you need more info on their social classes (4 my homework & stuff)& how they decided who was in each class. Thanks
can you send me this website.
le la, 16/11:
I think the dude before me says he wants their to be Aztec Info. But Im not sure. Well anyways, I am Maya and this was a fun website for me to learn about my people.
Someone U ought to Know, 08/11:
get some mayan ceramic pics and lotsa info on this site! Down with the pro-fat movement!!
melissa and lemons, 24/10:
thanksw, you answered our hardest homework problems ^_^
This website helped me with my homework, thankyou for making this site
Good site but without in-depth research.
Do you know that, zero wasn't defined by mayans. They did, but that wasn't exactly zero. And they were not very close too. They only defined a placeholder.
I'mtrying to get ahold of Gerardo Kanek Barrios.
Does anyone have any info? Thanks!
hi this syte is cool and all but can you add more information about the food!! Tahnks a lot buh bye
Jose Irving, 26/05:
Soy azteca asta la madre y si los espanoles vinieron a quitar nuetras tierras, de todo modos no la pelaron pinches espanoles putos.