Meso-American Cultures – An Introduction

Meso-America is the geographical area that encompasses much of modern Mexico and Central America. It was a land where the Zapotecs, Toltecs, Aztecs and Mayans all held sway at one time or another. It is a region of great culture, art and history. Then the Europeans arrived with their war and diseases. It’s never been […]

Ancient Mayan Remains Found In Mexico

Some readers will be familiar with the Mayans from the fantastic Mel Gibson movie, Apocalypto, in which the lead protagonist was from that people. They were an ancient and storied civilization whose ways are still being examined and discovered. Many myths are associated with the Mayans, especially surrounding astronomy at which they excelled. The turn […]