A Brief History of the Mayans, or The Maya
A brief overview of Mayan, or Maya, history. The article includes information on the development of Mayan civilization. It looks especially at the 'classic period' of Mayan civilization from c. 250BC - 900AD. The article talks about Mayan architecture, religion (including human blood sacrifice), class system, writing, mathematics and interest in astronomy. It looks at the rise and fall of Mayan civilization and briefly touches on the modern interest in what is known as the Mayan Prophecies.