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  1. page End of ancient maya edited End {wind_smoking_mirror_mai1926.jpg} End of ancient At some point these slaves sought out fr…

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    At some point these slaves sought out freedom and retreated to the Puter Jungle. These nobles and priests were left to fend for self having little knowledge of manual labor or how to use the land and would eventually disappear
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  2. page work cited edited Work cited Phillips, Charles. The illustrated encyclopedia of aztec and mayan. Anness publish l…

    Work cited
    Phillips, Charles. The illustrated encyclopedia of aztec and mayan. Anness publish ltd, Print
    Various, "mayan human sacrifice." The independent thinkersWeb.8 Sep 2009. <http://rafaelefierro.wordpress.com/2007/08/30/mayan-human-sacrifices/>
    <http://museumorman.org/htmljernal.pdf.weblock>
    <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/FAQ/4302-5>
    <http://www.criscenzo.com/jaguarsun/gods-4.html>.
    http://www1.american.edu/ted/ice/maya.htm>.

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  3. page Leaders and rulers edited Leaders and rulers The mayans were never united under one ruler. There were many cities with it…

    Leaders and rulers
    The mayans were never united under one ruler. There were many cities with its own ruler, some more powerful then others The government over the mayan was basically a monarchy essentially power was passed from father to first born so. Sometimes a kings first born would be a girl in this case a queen was crowned.
    The mayan used the word "" for there leaders which means lord in their language. These Ahaw would have specific dress to display authority. Rulers were believed to be direct decedents of gods and were dubbed chief priest being in charge of rituals benificial to the mayan people. They would wear different costumes to represent various gods to preform these sacred rituals. The jaguar was a symbol or royal power. Also the blueish green feathers of the quetzal bird were thought to be sacred. Headdress for these priest was so tall and elaborate back support was used to hold it all up.
    {images-4.jpeg} one example of mayan ruler

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    Warfare,{aztec20warrior20weapons2018rl.jpg} some weapons used in mayan warfareWarfare, Conquest, Weapons
    It was up to the mayan kings to declare war and did so to become more powerful rulers. Steles , or stone tablets were carved out to represent significant warriors.
    Many rituals were preformed befor war was waged. inscents was lit to soothe the soul.some warriors wore some type of headdress brlived to apese the gods. others wore small cloth around their head and ears. warriors would also shave a stipe down the back of their heads. Also masks were decorated and painted. Children would gather quetza feathers for the warriors, and wemon would preform dance as well.
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    Many rituals were preformed befor war was waged. inscents was lit to soothe the soul.some warriors wore some type of headdress brlived to apese the gods. others wore small cloth around their head and ears. warriors would also shave a stipe down the back of their heads. Also masks were decorated and painted. Children would gather quetza feathers for the warriors, and wemon would preform dance as well.
    Garments were woven and died to be worn on the warpath. Some embroiderd or painted desings on their uniforms. Protective clothing someting like armor was fashioned from simple tree bark. A variation of light and dark colored feathers would be use as camoflouge . Warriors would wear claws and feather to look like animals
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    arrows and long wooden spears. Jade was a precious stone because it was used to make axes
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Thursday, September 3

  1. page Warfare edited Warfare, Conquest, Wepons Weapons It was up to the mayan kings to declare war and did so to …

    Warfare, Conquest, Wepons
    Weapons
    It was up to the mayan kings to declare war and did so to become more powerful rulers. Steles , or stone tablets were carved out to represent significant warriors.
    Many rituals were preformed befor war was waged. inscents was lit to soothe the soul.some warriors wore some type of headdress brlived to apese the gods. others wore small cloth around their head and ears. warriors would also shave a stipe down the back of their heads. Also masks were decorated and painted. Children would gather quetza feathers for the warriors, and wemon would preform dance as well.
    Garments were woven and died to be worn on the warpath. Some embroiderd or painted desings on their uniforms. Protective clothing someting like armor was fashioned from simple tree bark. A variation of light and dark colored feathers would be use as camoflouge . Warriors would wear claws and feather to look like animals
    The mayan fasioned knifes from stone for an offensive weapons. For a devensive weapon wood and fearters were put together to make shields. They would also use bows and arrows and

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  2. page religion sacrifice edited ... Religion and Sacrifice The mayan observed many gods according to different cities different…
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    Religion and Sacrifice
    The mayan observed many gods according to different cities different gods were favored. When one area conquered another their god was forced on the new area
    The mayan were believed to be a peaceful people, but later found to be a blood thirsty culture practicing human sacrifice often. It was their belief that to please the plethora of gods they demanded human blood. mostly the god of rain and lightning Chac. Commonly the heart was ripped out and offered to these sacred deities. Not only that but the passing the crown from father to son/daughter the king would draw blood from his own body as an offering to his ancestors along with another human sacrifice
    Mayan gods
    Hunab Ku
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