Engineering an Empire: The Maya and The Aztecs
At the height of its glory, this mysterious civilization ruled a territory of 125,000 square miles across parts of Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Belize. What began as a modest population of hunters and gatherers expanded into more than forty flourishing city-states designed towering pyramid temples, palaces and advanced hydraulic systems ornamental.
Where do they come from and what catastrophes caused the collapse of this innovative civilization? Temple-pyramids of Tikal, in the royal tomb at Palenque, the star observatory at Chichen Itza, this episode will examine the architecture and infrastructure that enabled the rise and fall of ancient Maya civilization.
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