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Post by BIT0122-Amit on Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:49 am


THE RISE
The Kingmaker
The stranger arrived as the dry season began to harden the jungle paths, allowing armies to pass. Flanked by his warriors, he marched into the Maya city of Waka, past temples and markets and across broad plazas. Its citizens must have gaped, impressed not just by the show of force but also by the men's extravagant feathered headdresses, javelins, and mirrored shields—the regalia of a distant imperial city.


This is one of the best articles I have ever read.

to read this,

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/08/maya-rise-fall/gugliotta-text

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Post by BIT0108-mostafa on Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:31 pm

Would have like to read this...
Bit it seems to be a mammoth task to discourage me...
wish for short and entertaining one....
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Post by BIT0122-Amit on Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:05 pm

I am sure once you start reading this, you would not stop Very Happy

It is really, really interesting. At least, the first part Razz

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