The Mayan Calendar

The Maya is a Mesoamerican civilization, famous for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems. The Mayans are also noted for the renowned Mayan calendar. However, on contrary to people’s beliefs, the Maya didn’t invent the calendar, which was … Read more

The Maya Empire

The Maya Empire is known to have been located in the tropical lowlands of what we know today as Guatemala. This civilization reached its highest level of development in the sixth century A.D.. The Maya are famous for their excellent agriculture, as well as for their unique writing, mathematics and architecture. The Mayans are also … Read more

The Mayas and Their Art

So many things can be said about the Mayas and numerous myths have been created around them throughout the years. They were a Mesoamerican civilization, that exceeded others in language and arts. Their first cities were founded in the Pre-Classic period and developed until the Spanish invasion, which was not entirely destructive, but actually blended … Read more