A Beautiful Place for Research

January 22, 2015

The Maya were good at many things. They built incredible cities and temples, developed a written language to record their accomplishments, created a calendar, and in general mastered their environment enough to thrive for about 3,000 years. But despite their endurance, the culture suffered significant loss around 900 CE. Why?

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By Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada via Wikimedia Commons

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