Ancient Cultures. The Common characteristics of ancient civilizations include aspects related to politics, social structure, economics, and culture.
The word culture refers to human groups and societies with a complex structure, grouped in a particular place.
Most of the early civilizations, or ancient civilizations, settled near fluvial or maritime sources.
As fertile land, they were allowed to develop agriculture and facilitated the transport and exchange of goods.
The Nile Valley in Ancient Egypt, the island of Crete in the Aegean Sea, and the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Mesopotamia were the cradle of some of these civilizations.
Similarly in the new continent in a silent form were reflected the indigenous cultural trends that helped the shaping of the current culture in the world.
After all the civilizations that inhabited central America, at the time of the Spanish conquest, that Aztec was certainly the strongest and most developed. Originally the Aztlán, a mythical region in the north of Mexico, the Azte…
The Incas were the artificies of one of the greatest civilizations that were developed on the Andean Altoplano between the XIII and the XVI century. Its origin is always sometimes a mystery, and themselves and their same studies do not have yet established if they were a population to…
The scholars call “Célta” to the population that gave life to a particular culture that developed around 1000 BC in Hallstatt (Austria), to reach its maximum artistic, social and spiritual expression in the 300 a. C diffusion & Eacut…
The first testimony of the Mayan civilization is of the pre-classic period, as of 1800 Bc, and they have been found in the area of Petén, Guatemala. It Has been possible for the search engines and historians dates and rebuild the habits, the culture and the…
The Muiscas.Ancient Cultures
A Pre-Columbian society who could stay complete even during the colonization, was the culture Muisca; The creators of the famous legend The Gilding. This culture developed in the.
The ancient Egyptians called their country “Kemet”, the black earth to differentiate it from the “desert”, the red Land of the Sahara, which surrounded it by referring to themselves as the “people of the Black Earth”.
And The Black Earth was the area…
In The ancient primitive cultures, at the advent of any event that disturbed the normal existence in a community, people were going to a special being, endowed with particular magical faculties, able to cure diseases and to see the future : this person…
On the Peruvian north coast, between the Pacific Ocean and the mountain range of The Andes, the culture Mochica developed;
specially in the vale of Moche, which at present …
In Addition to its outstanding artisanal manifestation, the Mixtec culture stands out as the largest source of codices in Mesoamerica.
The Mixteca region was characterized by Its ..
In Habiting from time immemorial, the small mountain ranges of the northwestern region and the Western center of the State of México; The Mazahua Culture, is one of the many that ..
Their Mythologies and Legends.
Almost isolated and surrounded by a mystical world whose protagonists come from nature itself;
The Huichol culture has remained integrated with …
One of the most important in Mesoamerica; But some paradigms make it one of the most unknown.
The origin of this civilization goes back to the year 1000 B.C., in the Mexican region that currently bears its name.
Since it spread throughout the states of Veracruz, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Tamaulipas, Queretaro and Puebla……
Although The Lambayeque culture was formed following the decline of the Moche, assimilated a great part of their knowledge and traditions, perfeccionándolos even more.
Also known as Sicán culture, it developed between the years 750 and 1375 A.D., on the north coast of Peru.
Specifically, it covered the area between the valleys of Motupe and Jequetepeque, of the current departments of Lambayeque and Libertad.