The Mayans were a prolific civilization that made advances in mathematics, science, invention and architecture. During the height of their civilization, they had cities that were structured not unlike a modern community,... More »

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Ancient and modern civilizations are similar in that they both have a division of labor, social classes, an administrative system, a written language, architecture and art styles and large population centers, such as cit... More »

Ancient Grecian culture lasted through numerous governmental periods and changed drastically from one to the next, according to the website Ancient Greece. However, certain elements of Greek culture remained the same, su... More »

Three major achievements of the Mayan civilization were in architecture, astronomy and math. The Maya people were great builders who constructed roads, great cities and temples. Mayan cities had magnificent palaces, monu... More »

The period referred to as the Islamic Golden Age lasted for just over 400 years, during which time huge advances were made in the fields of art, humanities and science. During this time, Baghdad become the intellectual c... More »

The types of weapons the Mayans used in warfare included long-distance weapons, close-in fighting armaments, defensive weapons and some unusual items, such as hornets and wasps. Long-distance weapons included bows and ar... More »

The Aztec and Mayan civilizations were able to accomplish several feats including the establishment of city-states with great pyramid temples and public plazas with huge stone columns; they also created complex writing a... More »