Free Academy. Maya Gods and Deities L2
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Lesson 2: The Principal Gods and Deities
The importance of agriculture and fertility in Maya religion
Description and characteristics of the main gods and goddesses in Maya religion
Rituals and offerings to the gods
The representation of the gods in art and iconography
This course explores the rich and complex world of Maya religion, cosmology, and mythology. Through in-depth presentations, participants will learn about the Maya worldview, the roles of gods and deities, ancestral spirits and heroes, and the significance of the Maya world. By the end of the course, participants will have a greater understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the Maya people.
Tutor: Alfredo Olivares
Tourism Journalist, Tourism Promoter and Travel Coordinator in Mexico City, MX.
Passionate, scholar and expert connoisseur of Mexican culture and the legacy that the ancient Mesoamerican civilizations have left to the modern world.
- Language: English
- 4 Lesson of 45 mins duration + final questions/talking Live streamed
- Final survey for check your training level
- Participants that will attend all the lessons will receive a final certificate of participation
- Closed Captioning Available
- Contents suitable for children
- LESSON 1: Introduction to Maya Cosmology and Religion
- LESSON 2: The Principal Gods and Deities
- LESSON 3: Ancestral Rituals and Sacred Books
- LESSON 4: The End of the Maya World
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