Nojpetén — the Last Mayan City

The fall of a once-great people and the city that survived until the end of the 17th century

Mayan mask (Wolfgang Sauber (User:Xenophon) / CC BY-SA 3.0)

TThe Mayan people were once one of the most powerful groups in Central America. Various kingdoms and dynasties fought, forged alliances, and conquered one another over hundreds of years, often sacrificing captured enemies to nourish a bloodthirsty pantheon of…

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A Renaissance Writer

A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once