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Maya civilization

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  1. a Mesoamerican civilization, noted for the only known fully developed written language of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as its spectacular art, monumental architecture, and sophisticated mathematical and astronomical systems

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  2. Spanish American Colonies were largely cut off from the outside world, and the ruins of the great ancient cities were little known except to locals

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  3. Initially established during the Preclassic period, many of these reached their apogee of development during the Classic period (c. 250 CE to 900 CE), and continued throughout the Postclassic period until the arrival of the Spanish

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  4. At its peak, it was one of the most densely populated and culturally dynamic societies in the world

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  5. shares many features with other Mesoamerican civilizations due to the high degree of interaction and cultural diffusion that characterized the region

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