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4,090. The Maya recognised the Equinox as a pivotal moment in the year. (Earth & Maya) Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey III, BBC 2012
6,105. How the Maya reacted to a devastating drought. (Evolution & Humanity & Maya) Man on Earth with Tony Robinson III: Killer Climate, Discovery 2009
6,106. The Maya were extraordinary; they built vast and ornately decorated stone cities without metal tools. They mapped the heavens and measured time. They had a sophisticated system of writing, a rich culture, and a history that stretched back thousands of years. (Evolution & Humanity & Maya) ibid.
6,107. The Maya, their rulers and the gods had effectively entered into a three-way deal. (Evolution & Humanity & Maya) ibid.
6,108. Abandoned by the gods and failed by their leaders the Mayan people revolted. (Evolution & Humanity & Maya) ibid.
8,635. The once mighty Mayan civilisation ... The Maya had built a complex of monuments, temples and plazas. (Aliens & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Maya) Ancient Aliens s3e8: Aliens and Lost Worlds, History 2011
62,955. Ancient monuments precisely aligned to celestial events. History written in stone honouring other-worldly rulers. And a calendar that accurately predicted shifts in the Earth’s axis every 26,000 years. (Aliens & Maya) Ancient Aliens s4e1: The Mayan Conspiracy
62,956. Mexico Palenque – established as early as 2,000 B.C. (Aliens & Maya) ibid.
62,957. The Maya built cities like Palenque across a vast region with incredible architectural precision. (Aliens & Maya) ibid.
82,720. The mass destruction of an ancient culture; loss texts that could have offered evidence of extraterrestrial contact from across the globe. (Aliens & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Maya) Ancient Aliens s12e6: Secrets of the Maya
58,688. The Yucatan peninsula 1549: a fleet of Spanish galleons arrive on the coast of the New World, and with them is a small army of Roman Catholic priests who during the height of the Inquisition are determined to rescue the pagan souls of the natives for Almighty God. (Aliens & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Maya) ibid.
8,714. The Mayan calendar - the calendar was handed down to the Maya from previous civilisations. (Aliens & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Maya) Richard D Hall, Richplanet online, Alien Ancestors
61,970. Those people who believe themselves to be the rightful rulers of this global fiefdom absolutely believe themselves to be the descendants of the Watchers, and therefore they are the rightful rulers, in their minds, of this planetary fiefdom. But their sentence is up in the Year of Mystery ... I believe that these guys have known that the Year of Mystery is 2012 ... 2012 has only been in the popular awareness since 1987 with the publication of Jose Arguelles’ book The Mayan Factor ... the end of the 5125-year Mayan long-count, which of course comes to an end at 11:11 ... 21st December 2012. (Nephilim & Watchers & Maya & 2012 & New World Order) Ian R Crane, lecture Liverpool 2008, ‘New World Order’
47,331. A second gateway to Hell: the Mayan people believe that this cave is the entrance to the underworld known as Xibalba, or place of fear: even today surviving Maya fear the Hell’s mouth. Gates of Hell
80,778. The Mayans believed that a journey through Xibalba was fraught with challenges designed to test and terrify the souls of those making their way down. One of these tests was the House of Knives. ibid.
57,444. Their calendar stops dead on a very specific date: December 21st 2012. Mayan year Zero. Surely it’s just a story? (End of the World & Apocalypse & Maya & 2012) Samuel L Jackson, How Will the World End? Discovery 2011
57,465. In the final days of misfortune, in the final days of tying up the bundle of the thirteen katuns on 4 Ahau, then the end of the world shall come and the katun our Fathers will ascend on high ... These valleys of the Earth shall come to an end. For those katuns there shall be no priests ... I recount to you the words of the true gods when they shall come. (End of the World & Maya) Mayan Book of Tizimin
61,946. I believe that Atlantis did exist. And when the Earth moved and the waters came rushing in upon it, a continent was submerged and a remnant survived. And from these evolved the great Mayan civilisation. (Atlantis & Maya) F A Mitchell-Hedges, Danger My Alley, biography 1954
62,326. We only have three surviving Maya codices ... However, the last part of the Dresden Codex contains a prophetic chapter – this chapter is a warning chapter for the end of the world. (2012 & Maya) Professor Nikolai Grube, ethnologist
62,321. The Mayan priesthood prophesised that planet Earth would come to an end on 13 baktun on their long-count calendar. This date translates as the 21st December 2012. The date is unlikely to be arbitrary. Rather, the cosmologists probably and purposely calculated it using their advanced knowledge of astronomy ... The Maya attached such importance to this rare alignment [of planets] that it formed not only the lynchpin of the date of the annihilation of mankind but it also permeated the very roots of the culture. (2012 & Maya) Decoding the Past s2e32: Mayan Doomsday Prophecy, History 2006
80,776. The Mayan calendar, which was designed to calculate the progress of the seasons, was also a tool of prophecy. The calendar ends abruptly on 21st December 2012, and Mayan prophecy describes bleak events surround that time. Decoding the Past s1e20: The Other Nostradamus, History 2005
80,775. The Mayan civilisation flourished in central America from the sixth to the ninth century A.D. They were obsessed with time-keeping. Decoding the Past s3e5: Doomsday 2012: The End of Days, History 2007
62,328. In the Dresden Codex what you have is a series of astronomical events that are predicted: it has the Venus cycles, it has lunar cycles, it has eclipse cycles, and then the last page of the Dresden Codex actually shows the destruction of the world via water. And so the Maya conceived of a doomsday scenario. (2012 & Maya) Professor Arlen F Chase, anthropologist University Central Florida
62,334. The most significant of the Mayan calendars was the Long Count. This tracks a 5125-year era beginning on the 11th August 3114 B.C. and ending on the 21st December 2012. Did the Mayans intend this date to represent the end of time? Or is the final date of their calendar simply indicating that it has to be set to a new cycle, a new Long Count? (2012 & Apocalypse & Maya) Nostradamus Effect s1e3: Extinction 2012, History 2009
80,761. The Maya was a Meso-American culture at its zenith between 250 and 900 A.D. ibid.
62,355. Time is running out … The Apocalypse is now … Midnight on the 21st December 2012. (2012 & Maya & Apocalypse) The Mayan Apocalypse 2012, Channel More4 2012
62,356. Survival shelters are big business. (2012 & Maya & Apocalypse) ibid.
62,357. From the outset a willing blindness of the facts has fuelled speculation about the Maya. (2012 & Maya & Apocalypse) ibid.
62,358. The importance of Time – a defining feature of the Mayan civilisation. (2012 & Maya & Apocalypse) ibid.
62,359. Maya scribes writing on tree-bark paper created great libraries of books, sacred texts and codices. But this literary heritage was finally destroyed by the Spanish conquistadors. (2012 & Maya & Apocalypse & Books) ibid.
62,360. It’s almost as if we’re hard-wired to contemplate our own destruction. (2012 & Maya & Apocalypse) ibid.
80,762. They had an amazing knowledge of science, art, architecture, astronomy, cosmology. Marie D Jones, author 2013: End of Days or A New Beginning
80,763. The Maya were very fascinated with astronomical cycles and with time and had constructed different many ways to be related to time. Daniel Pinchbeck, author The Return of Quetzlcoatl
80,764. In an attempt to rout out the pagan idols and their heretical ringleaders, [Manuel] de Landa unleashed a new weapon here in Yucatan - the Inquisition. Thousands of Maya were systematically bounded up and tortured. (Maya & Inquisition) Kwame Kwei-Armah, Christianity: A History: Dark Continents, Channel 4 2009
80,765. The Mayan dynasties of ancient Mexico built pyramids aligned to the stars. Just like the ancient Egyptians the Mayans also mummified their dead. The Mayans claim their vast knowledge of astronomy was given to them by a reptilian star-god. Many Mayan artefacts feature reptilian motifs and tongues of lizards. Many Mayan figurines hold buckets known as Situlas. They hold the DNA in the ‘Water of Life’. Some carvings show humanoids with elongated skulls like aliens. Just like ancient Egyptians, the Mayans buried their elite in Sarcophagus enclosures. (Maya & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Pyramids & Skull) Chris Everard, Secret Space II
80,767. 1,200 years ago a tragedy struck. One of the most extraordinary civilisations the world has known disappeared. Millions of people died. Some were savagely murdered. Why it happened is a mystery. Ancient Apocalypse: The Maya Collapse, BBC 2001
80,768. When I heard the news there was a tremendous sense of relief. Here was the evidence [of a drought] that finally supported my theory. Dick Gill, archaeologist & researcher
80,769. As they probe into the darkness the team is stunned to find a level of architectural detail rarely seen beneath the Earth’s surface. They have uncovered a Sacbe, the ritual roadway that connects the temples and ceremonial centres. Ancient Discoveries s6e13: Secret Science of the Occult, History 2009