Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Maya Ballgame: When the term “Sudden Death” has a whole new meaning.

Imagine the scene.  The stands are packed. The crowd is glued to every move made on the court. Elite athletes focused.  A ball hurtles toward the dirt, your hero dives for it, deflecting the heavy rubber ball with his shoulder. … Continue reading

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Glossary

These are some of the words used in stories and other works about the Maya that you might come across. GLOSSARY baktun  — A period in the Maya long Count of 144, 000 days or approximately 394.5 years. cacao — … Continue reading

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