The World’s Most Elaborate Calendar
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Unlock the secrets of the Maya calendar, which was unlike any other in the world—with nested cycles of time keyed to human, seasonal, and astronomical patterns. Look back to their year zero and the special importance of the number 1,195,640.