Mayan Civilization Essay

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The Mayan civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Mayan peoples, which stood out in America1 for its hieroglyphic writing, one of the few fully developed writing systems of the pre-Columbian American continent, as well as for its art, architecture and systems of mathematics, astronomy and ecology.2 It was developed in the region that encompasses the southeast of Mexico, corresponding to the states of Yucatan, Campeche, Tabasco, Quintana Roo and eastern Chiapas, as well as in most of Guatemala, Belize, the western part of Honduras and El Salvador. This region is composed of the northern lowlands that encompass the Yucatan peninsula, the highlands of the Sierra Madre that extends through the Mexican state of Chiapas, southern…show more content…
Next, in this lesson of a PROPRESSOR we offer you a brief summary of the Aztec culture so that you can better know how they were organized at a sociopolitical level, since it was one of the most advanced civilizations. The Inca civilization, also called Inca civilization or Quechua civilization, was the last of the great pre-Columbian civilizations that retained its independent state (Inca empire) during the Conquest of America, until the conquest of Peru (1532-1533). With the extension of the empire, it was absorbing new cultural expressions of the annexed peoples, and was located in the current territories of Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador. From the sacred city of Cuzco, the Quechuas consolidated a State that managed to synthesize the artistic, scientific and technological knowledge of its predecessors. Based on a concept of expansion of the State, the Tawantinsuyo (Inca Empire) collected those knowledge and empowered them. At present, some customs and traditions of the disappeared Inca civilization still prevail in Bolivia, Ecuador and
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