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  • Ancient Civilizations: A Captivating Guide to Mayan History, the Aztecs, and Inca Empire

  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Duke Holm
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
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Summary

Explore the captivating history and mythology of three ancient civilizations. Three captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • Maya Civilization: A Captivating Guide to Maya History and Maya Mythology
  • Aztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and Tlacopan
  • Incas: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Inca Empire and Civilization

In the first part of this captivating guide, you will discover why Maya have gained such worldwide admiration over the many other civilizations that existed in Mesoamerica at the time. You will learn how the Maya civilization developed, the major turning points in their 3,000-year-long history, the mysteries surrounding their demise, some of the unique places where Maya exist to this day, and much more!

Some of the topics and questions covered in the first part of this audiobook include:

  • Maya timeline
  • Glossary of important Maya terms
  • The origins of the Mesoamerican civilizations
  • The Archaic period: 7,000-2,000 BC

Some of the topics and questions covered in the second part of this audiobook include:

  • The origins of Aztecs: a tribe destined for greatness
  • The unwelcome arrival in Mexico Valley
  • The rise of Tenochtitlán and the Triple Alliance

Some of the topics and questions covered in the third part of this audiobook include:

  • How the Incas recorded their history
  • The Inca creation myth
  • The founding of the great city of Cuzco
  • The first dynasty of Inca rulers and their greatest deeds
  • The second dynasty of Inca rulers and their greatest deeds
  • The rise of the Inca empire: a cosmological event?
  • And much more!

Get the audiobook now and learn more about ancient civilizations!

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The Captivating History is astounding. He is deep, thorough and eminently respectful of those in his field.

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This is a fantastic listening to the history of Aztec and Inca indeed. Whole new world opened up by Captivating History.

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I am not a historian; just enjoy listening to the history. This time period is especially interesting to me. I found this book well written, easy to understand. Information well organized and well presented.
A fascinating and informative book - just the kind of history I like to know, written by a knowledgeable scholar who knows how to write a cracking good story!

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It is a wonderful book about the end of the Bronze Age and the impact of the "mysterious people" across the civilizations.

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Well described ancient history...

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I listened to it with complete attention, the author gives a spectacular oversight of ancient history. Recommended to anyone else interested in history.

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Great book, gives a vivid impression of life at the time, well cited and understandable, I highly recommend it to anyone interested in ancient history

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Nice Work

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Thorough examination of potential causes of the end of the Late Bronze Age sans arrogant assumptions or condescending references. Builds on previous work without discounting any and provides multiple points of view.

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Great Piece Of Work

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Great book, I wish it had been longer. It is a very relevant to helping one understand the interconnections that exists in the modern world.

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This book is wealth of information. If you are not interested in this subject you will be after listening to a few pages. It is loaded with stuff.

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Good Research

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Intriguing history reflecting recent research, it suggests that entire civilizations fell apart at more or less the same time, and no one really knows why. Eerily, the book talks about conflict, conquest and domination patterns those are familiar yet today.

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