Is the Mayan calendar false?

Answer Mathematically speaking, scholars have assessed the Mayan calendar to be extremely accurate, successfully tracking the movements of the sun, moon and Venus. As for references to supposed prophecie... Read More »

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When does the Mayan calendar end?

The ancient Mayan civilization used different calendars for separate astronomical needs. The most discussed calendar, known as the "Long Count Calendar," ends on Dec. 21, 2012, the date of the wint... Read More »

When does the Mayan calendar run out?

The Mayan calendar ends on December 21, 2012. The Mayans used three different calendars--the divine, the civil and the Long Count.. The one ending in 2012 is the Long Count calendar. Theories exist... Read More »

What was the Mayan calendar used for?

The purpose of the Mayan calendar was to track solar time based on observances of changes in the moon, Venus and other astronomical bodies. In Mayan culture, it is believed that this calendar influ... Read More »

When was the Mayan calendar made?

The Mayan calendar begins on Aug. 13, 3114 B.C. Though they used multiple calendars, this "Long Count" calendar correlates to dates we use in our present-day calendar. The Maya had very complex mat... Read More »