mayas were in mexico to so mayas and aztecs r really the same thing with different name although the aztecs had more heart we never gave up we fought till the end and today were called mexican we are a mixture of aztec and spanish !!!!!!!!!!!!!! You obbiously dont know what your talking about. Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient Maya by Leonard Everett Fisher. then what happens if their children marry a Mexican. But, just like any nation. I find this article to be amazingly racist. • There are two calendars in Aztecs, whereas there are three calendar systems in Mayans. There are no jungles there - those are very far in Mayan … Aztec Calendar. Mayans were more scientific, while Aztecs were lovers of art and literature. They built large pyramids as temples to their gods and went to war to capture people they could sacrifice to their gods. theres a difference btewwen aztecs and mexicans !!! 2005. Great Civilizations: The Aztec Empire by Sheila Wyborny. Like the Mayans and Incans, the Aztecs had an abundance of agriculture. The person who wrote this is going by a main stream view that I learned in school, and then I researched and realized what I was told was wrong. Summary: Well said brother. Google it bitch. No, he speaks the truth (I’m Mayan). If the spanish didn’t condure them someone would have. 3.The Mayans had city states each ruled by a sovereign ruler, the Aztecs were ruled by a supreme ruler. And there is most certainly many people on all latin america that look spanishnot just in europe. Mayans generally live in guatamala and always have. 1.Aztecs believed in human sacrifice, the Mayans believed in offering blood. Several cultures flourished in Central and South America from about 300 c.e. For example, the Spanish, somewhat like modern armies, were very disciplined and fought according to plans. Look at the middle east they phuck that up. As you know these people won their independence, only to continue their own opressiveness of peoples of many nations of Africa in the form of Slavery. I’m not spitting hate I’m simply pointing out what really is going n. U should hate the Europeans. The leaders and foot soldiers of losing battles were all slain en masse at the alters. Not to mentioned that most likely they “mixed” with non-Mayan. I absolutely hate how Mexicans love to claim that their ancestors are Mayan or that they are decendents of Maya people. They do not look like Mexicans or other Latin Americans. The dance of the Black Giants explains the reason why the other indigenous peoples joined the Spanish in destroying the Aztec nation. It’s a tradition, but you’re right there is only one race in this world. This article is totally wrong! And that was all, the conquered areas still held pretty much the same rights as they did before. Itzpapalotl . Lol. Compare and contrast Maya, Aztec, and Inca culture In history we the people have found to realize that the Maya, Aztec, and Inca culture was one of the most incredible findings of their accomplishments. The Aztec … their kids will speak mostly English and some Spanish, and so on. The start of the Mayan empire began before Aztec vs. Mayan Artifact Comparison: Part 2; Personal Conclusion: Part 3; Resources "The paper measured several meters long and, as in the case of the three known Maya codices, measured about 20 centimeters wide. The Aztecs were warriors and held many events that demonstrated their strength and power. The Spaniards walked into a depraved land of blood, war and even cannibalism. It ruled much of the region from the 1400s until the Spanish arrived in 1519. In fact I have a natural tendency to wanna woop some ass now and then. I think the aztec and myan people were outstanding people i think its amazing how smart they were and how scientifically advance they were and makes me wonder about there myths and cultor and there way of life just amazed that they were bigger than the roman empire who we base alot our laws on and goverment on. spoken in spanish to someone who can’t speak spanish. The Mayan or the Aztecs? The first of these was the Maya civilization. By FEU10 Apr 14, 2014 2966 Words. California never belonged to the Mexica. American pyramids are different to Egyptian ones. Maya vs Aztec Civilisations. Vintage Conquistadors Vs Aztecs/Mayans Carved Green Onyx Stone Chess Set. This Mayan dance appears to represent a Pre-Columbian conflict between white and black people in Mexico. Excellent history review. The Aztec calendar is the calendar system that was used by the Aztecs as well as other Pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico. Excuse me, but Spaniards are not (“THE WHITE MAN”), Europeans came over & decimated the Native People of the Americas. The people who are known as the ‘Aztecs’ and ‘Maya’ live in Mexico and Central America today, and lived in the same areas in the past. What does that even mean? By the way I’m Mexican bien there raised in the USA & my great grandmother from my mother’s side was from Hungary so all of my mom’s side of the family ate white complected with blue eyes! “The Aztecs and Mayans were at different geographical locations as well. In fact several early Christian kingdoms in Spain were ruled by Germanic Kings like Alaric and Roderick. I might point out that the definitions of “Caucasian” and “white” are as clear as mud. The Maya, Inca, and Aztecs built great civilizations in Mexico and in Central and South America between 1,800 and 500 years ago. The large codices were folded like screens, covered with layer of starch, and then with a thin, white, calcium carbonate paste" (Mayan Codices 2014). Both cultures make up what the world is like today. Show less. I’m Mexican and that’s, that.Soy puro Mexico putos!!! evey culture sheds blood in the name of religion. God’s will be done,Amen. Spain is in Europe, people (original people not immigrants who live there today) are caucasian. Human sacrifice, smallpox, and the Spanish empire... that's the whole story, right? How many Mexicans have played in the NBA or have running back/wide receiver positions in the NFL. Mexicans are Mexica descendants of the Aztecs, u are messed in ur head due to the Civil war in ur country. I will never understand why people are proud to be a certain ethnicity/nationality. I am an immigrant also so that makes sense. Puff puff give, no passing cuz its mine! Stating ” Some have already been misproven. Mexican is a nationality. It sucks that Mexicans with no ties to the culture claim that they come from our people -It’s not right and it offends me. Like it or not! Yes, the Aztecs did outnumber the Spanish but it was the tactics and strategy of the Spanish that gave them the great advantage and victory. Aztec-vs-Mayan Vintage Chess game Set. This article is totally biased and has little relation to reality. Though they did go a bit further South than that Aztecs by some accounts. The Aztecs, Mayans and Incas are often confused in the minds of those who have not studied their history. Some of these states were independent, while others were part of larger political hierarchies. We are so fortunate. The Aztecs themselves also studied the skies where more advanced than given credit for. They were both immensely scientifically advanced and each had rich and ancient cultures built much more on sophisticated agriculture, civic engineering, and theology than warfare. The Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico and Belize in Central Americawere home to the ancient Mayan civilization, which originated in about 2600 b.c.e., rose to prominence in about 300 c.e., and collapsed around 900 c.e. There are millions of them still alive (and again, with many more with Mayan ancestry). The Aztecs, who on the other hand were decimated by the Spaniards, can perhaps be glimpsed among the present day Mexicans. 2.The Mayans had a scientific bent of mind and studied the stars, The Aztecs were warlike. Viewing 15 posts – 1 through 15 (of 17 total) 1 2 →… In Maya mythology, Ekahau is the god of travellers and merchants. My grandparents only speak a few words in Spanish, the rest in the native Maya language – my great grandparents didn’t even speak ONE word of Spanish! The Aztecs rose to power in the central regions of Mexico just as the Mayan Empire was beginning to crumble, beginning around 1300 AD. I only care for Cali cuz that’s where I’m from we got the best Kush! Not the Spanish who stole it, and not the Mexicans came with the Spaniard but later who kicked the Spaniards out (nor the Americans who kicked the Mexican government out). My gf is from El Salvador and identifies with Mayan’s as her ancestry, so cool how latinos are able to pinpoint and trace their ancestry to such advanced civilizations. I dont see the contradiction. While there are similarities between the Aztecs and the Mayans, there are great differences. Hey what is your mom’s side,from white? F$&@ you coolbluez. That’s completely biased, unscientific and silly. Aztec pyramid. Exactly! Ix Chel And I doubt the dude is Salvi, Maya people no longer live in El Salvador. Ending Thursday at 8:10PM PST 4d 17h. Mon - Fri: 9AM - 7PM No. The calendar consisted of a 365-day calendar cycle … Haha, eheh, hehe, HA, not even close! 1999. But I would.recommend adding more details about serious facts like blood and human sacrifice. And you are generalizing, not all Mexicans are from the Mexica. You and all you other stupid ugly Mexicans. The Aztecs on the other hand were ruled by one supreme ruler. I was born in the United States, I attended school in this country and believe it or not COLLEGE TOO! “I had just burried the thing a few weeks ago and he never bothered to ask what it was.” “the drag was i had to make another one”. On the other hand were a very warlike people who waged war against their neighboring tribes forcing them to pay tribute. The Aztecs, for instance, were a nation belonging to the Nahua group, as were the Toltecs and many other Mexican and Central American tribes. What really set the Mayans apart was there very scientific temperament. My father is full Maya Indian and he came to America (legally, in case you’re wondering) – he speaks 3 languages and had to learn Spanish to travel through Mexico, then English to make it in this country. but also, if this was true then Mexicans would have black roots. They had an obsession with time and tried to measure it by studying astronomy and correlating it with their current events. A lot needs to be revised for this article. 4.Aztecs spoke Nahuatl, while the Mayans spoke Maya. First of the Maya (not Mayans, Mayan was the language not the people) were in no way kinder and gentler. The Ancient Maya shared a similar ideology and worldview, but they were never united as a single empire. While the former ruled the roost in Central America the latter held sway in the western South America. Girard's description of the Dance of the Giants is startling. (Both were quite warlike but neither exceptionally so) When the Spanish arrived the Maya were not as is described in this article and actually still had a sizable population, they had simply abandoned the gigantic cities that they are famous for, although no one is actually entirely sure why (most anthropologists suspect that the poor soil conditions of the Yucatan combined with tropical climate and enormous cities that dwarfed any city in Europe at the time led to soil depletion and disease, forcing people to relocate to smaller settlements). their kids will speak both Spanish and English (but primarily Spanish). for example, I have seen it million times, the first generation of Mexicans that immigrate to the States don’t speak English. I’m Mexican – American, before you call others st*pid, take a good look in the mirror…! I have also met Mayan Mexicans here that speak Mayan. He does not have the usual huge Mexican eyes and his skin is much lighter than los Morenos I became used to seeing. there are hundreds of currently in use mayan villiages and towns. And a Salvi would claim pipil or lenca. So please stop claiming it just because you think it’s cool. just an idea.. this article states that Aztecs no longer exist of course we do my great grandma was an Aztec today were called mexicans and of course southern mexico has mayas to and i feel proud of being mexican and aztec and both mayas and aztecs were great civilizations so be proud to be latino or hispanic and viva los AZTECAS were all over the us and mexico we dont exist HAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!! Haven’t you seen us in your local neighborhood? The Aztec … Your kidding right there mexicans who look russian they are pale as ghost mexicans can be white black we even have ginger mexicans. Even words like cherokee come from white people asking someone “who are those people over there”. or Best Offer. When I was studying in Durango mexico, I was told that I was no longer Mexican but “Chicano” my wife tells me the same. The Aztecs, for instance, were a nation belonging to the Nahua group, as were the Toltecs and many other Mexican and Central American tribes. The Mayans settled in southeastern Mexico, occupying the current states of Yucatan, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Chiapas and Tabasco and the countries of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador; while the Aztecs occupied the Mexican central highlands and part of the Gulf of Mexico, along with portions of Guatemala and Nicaragua. God is not Quetzalcoatl (although he is the equivalent of the Mayan Kukulkan) Read this paragraph one more time. Do not even know a firm handshake that is a daily routine in Mexico. Wow I admire your knowledge in history! I’m dark brown eyes black hair. I heard a Hopi elder say once. They studied stars and in fact had come up with a very scientific calendar comparable to the modern one. The Aztecs were the dominant culture in Mexico at the time of Cortez’s arrival in Mexico in the 1500s. Aztecs versus Mayans comparison chart Aztecs Mayans; Introduction (from Wikipedia) The Aztec Triple Alliance or Aztec Empire (Nahuatl: Ēxcān Tlahtōlōyān) began as an alliance of three Nahua city-states or "altepeme": Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan. Facebook appears to be separate and probably costs less. Your ignorance is evident. i think that those mayans and aztecs are not rationalized as we distinguished there biliefs because it is not an humanitarian belief because of those practices part of there traditions and religion.. and i am so happy that those practices are not now existed into our society today as it on human sacrificing and bloodletting.. . Well, that’s exactly what happened in my family ding-dong. Aztec Vs. Maya. Haha, eheh, hehe, HA, not even close! But they did say that I eat like a real Mexican the way I handheld the tortillas. Perhaps that is the reason that the fearsome Aztecs are no longer around. Again, it was basically a disorganized each-man-for-himself situation. I’m Mayan and my ancestors and family went thru a lot just to keep the culture and languages alive: survived genocides, disease, discrimination, and wars. While we refer to them as Aztecs, the Aztec people called themselves Mexica. But you never know…. If you don’t consider yourself a homo sapien then I dont know what race you might be which I will totally respect. their children will be 50% Mexican, 25% Chinese, 25% Italian. So it also sort of irks me when someone who has no relations to any Mayan community, and no knowledge of the languages/cultures, claims to be Maya (especially those who are from the cultures and peoples that were committing the genocides). The Mayan civilization existed for more than 3500 years! The Ancient Maya shared a similar ideology and worldview, but they were never united as a single empire. What really set the Mayans apart was there very scientific temperament. thats the differance . The Mayans on the other hand can still be found in the millions. Ersan Fedai | 3 June 2020. The Inca by … Cite  Acknowledgments I would firstly like to thank God for giving me the health and strength to complete this project , also I would like to thank my Caribbean History teacher Dr. Morton-Gittens for his extensive assistance in completing this project , lastly a big thanks goes out to my aunt for allowing me to use … As you should probably read, the Aztecs were facing a force as large as 200,000 enemy soldiers. Who would win from a battle? Among the Aztecs were outstanding craftsmen and sculptors. I studied many languages, the last of which was Spanish, in Northern CA but seriously in Cancun with University students from Europe. I appreciate your thourough response to answer these outrages comments that obviously lack knowledge but I want to add one more fact as far as the Europeans are concerned. Is their even one of these posters who can even speak one of the over 30 currently in use dialects of highland mayan language. Of the two the Mayans were a gentler and kinder, civilization” come on, what kind of a scholarly article writes this? My Brother looks White. Architecture Mayan Modern. Maya & Aztec Similarities ; ~ Both built great cities ~ Studied astronomy and develpoed calenders ~ Located in present day Mexico ~ Worshipped many gods Differences ; ~ Aztec fell to Spanish invaders ; Maya disappeared back into the jungle ~ Maya used "slash + burn" farming ; the Aztecs estalished irrigation systems & built terrace form structures The Mayans by then had deteriorated into a decadent and decrepit race living on past glory. According to legend, the Aztecs saw a vision telling them to settle on an island in Lake Texcoco, which they did in 1325 CE. What is the difference Between Mayan Calendar and Aztec Calendar? While you mentioned the Maya did blood offerings and the Aztecs where just serial killers. I actually even sound pretty much like a Yucateca, if you ask me. I don’t believe Mayans or Aztecs were ever in South America. • People from both civilizations believed in sacrifice. I also speak 3 languages. I’m proud to say I can speak a Mayan language fluently, and can speak to my grandparents. 2010. Unpaved roads, many did not have toilets, just a hole in the ground and their homes were without floors, only dirt, so chickens and other birds walked in and out. Racist much?! An examination of style guides from archaeological or anthropological journals does not reveal any such specific references about whether you should use Maya or Mayan: but normally, they don't do that for even the more clearly problematic use of Aztec versus Mexica. 2004. There are people that have Italian roots (per say) but don’t know anything about Italy. This is where the Aztec Empire was based. There is no clear cut winner in advancement of ingenuity. The civilization saw its peak between 250 and 900 CE. Saved from img.gawkerassets.com. thanks 4 explaining this idiots abouts the real Aztecs and mayas we r still alive when the Aztec empire in mexico city was destroyed many aztecs ran away and started a new begining in other parts of mexico and so did mayas. It’ called being criminally insane. Who gives a shit? I’m from the North of Mexico and I know that here in the north we are mestizo- Spaniard/Tarahumara. Learn more about ancient American cultures at HISTORY.com. 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