Fascinating Facts About The Mayan Civilization

Their Kings Claimed To Be Descendants Of The Cosmos

21. Their Kings Claimed To Be Descendants Of The Cosmos

The Mayan culture had a string of powerful Kings that almost had a divine status amongst their subjects. They claimed to be descended from planets and often claimed to acts as a channel between the world of Gods and that of humans. 

Mayan Kings played an important role in several public ceremonies, rituals, and sacrifices. But that was not all – they were groomed to learn how to manage and rule their cities in a wise manner. 

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