The Fall of the Last Maya Kingdom—The Itza
Lecture no. 44 from the course: Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Study the fortunes of the last independent Maya kingdom: the Itza. Isolated in the Petén rainforest between two Spanish-dominated areas, the Itza fiercely defended their domain for almost two centuries after the initial Spanish contact. Discover the stratagem that finally vanquished them in 1697.