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Explained: The Maya CivilizationCurated byWorldatlas.com
The Maya is probably the most famous civilization among the classical civilizations of Mesoamerica. Mesoamerica spans five countries, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, El Salvador, and Honduras. They rose to prominence around 250 A.D. and lived an agricultural, village-based life. The people of Maya developed logosyllabic scripts, mathematics, astronomy, and calendrical systems. This article details the Maya Civilization.