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Maya 2012: Prophecy Becomes History

Debunking doomsday? Curator of Anthropology Dirk Van Tuerenhout on the real history of the Maya
November 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

One of the most vexing questions that seems to torment a whole lot of people these days is: “do I need to buy Christmas gifts this year?” A lot has been made of the Maya calendar, its end on December 21 this year, and the end of the world as we know it. But the […]

What the ancient Maya really anticipated: The 2012 Phenomenon and December 21
November 1, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Speculation about what ancient Maya have to say about 2012 is becoming a global phenomenon in popular culture. These speculations — largely apocalyptic and uninformed — are often based on a superficial acquaintance with Western historical interpretations rather than a familiarity with Maya texts and culture. On Nov. 5, Dr. John B. Carlson will approach […]



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