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Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222
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Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

In which John Green teaches you about water! So, we talk about resources a lot on Crash Course, and today is no exception. It turns out people can't live without water, which means it's absolutely necessary for civilization. Today John talks...
Everything You Need to Know About the Ancient Maya Food Culture
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Everything You Need to Know About the Ancient Maya Food Culture

Everything You Need to Know About the Ancient Maya Food Culture
Aztec and Mayan Are Totally Different Languages. Sort of
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Aztec and Mayan Are Totally Different Languages. Sort of

Ancient Mexico was a hotbed of language mixing. Aztecs and Maya spoke completely unrelated languages, but a Mesoamerican linguistic mindmeld tied them together in surprising ways. Here's the grammar. I'll start with the things that stood...
National Geographic Live! - Palenque and the Ancient Maya World
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National Geographic Live! - Palenque and the Ancient Maya World

Archaeologists and National Geographic grantees George and David Stuart offer keen insights into the art and culture of the Mayans.
Maya Site of Copan (UNESCO/NHK)
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Maya Site of Copan (UNESCO/NHK)

Discovered in 1570 by Diego García de Palacio, the ruins of Copán, one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization, were not excavated until the 19th century. The ruined citadel and imposing public squares reveal the three main...
Tikal 3D Laser Scan Fly-through
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Tikal 3D Laser Scan Fly-through

3D fly through created from laser scan and photography at Maya city of Tikal (300-850 CE) in Guatemala by CyArk.
Lost Temples: Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza
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Lost Temples: Mayan Pyramids of Chichen Itza

Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichen Itza? See All National Geographic Videos http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/?source=4001
Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua (UNESCO/NHK)
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Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua (UNESCO/NHK)

Inhabited since the 2nd century A.D., Quirigua in Guatemala had become during the reign of Cauac Sky (723–84 A.D.) the capital of an autonomous and prosperous state. The ruins of Quirigua contain some outstanding 8th-century monuments and...
Remnants of Maya Ruins at San Gervasio, Mexico
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Remnants of Maya Ruins at San Gervasio, Mexico

The ruins of San Gervasio -- located on the island of Cozumel in Mexico -- were once an important site of pilgrimage to Maya people who lived from c. 1000-1650 CE. A sanctuary of the Maya goddess Ix Chel used to be located at this location...
Maya Ruins of San Gervasio on Cozumel, Mexico
Image by James Blake Wiener

Maya Ruins of San Gervasio on Cozumel, Mexico

The ruins of San Gervasio -- located on the island of Cozumel in Mexico -- were once an important site of pilgrimage to Maya people who lived from c. 1000-1650 CE. A sanctuary of the Maya goddess Ix Chel used to be located at this location...