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40. Re: just so you know Dec 22, 2012, 14:06 Orphic Resonance
mag wrote on Dec 21, 2012, 14:43:
Per Wikipedia:
There is no clear evidence that the classic Maya were aware of precession. Some Maya scholars, such as Barbara MacLeod,[41] Michael Grofe,[88] Eva Hunt, Gordon Brotherston, and Anthony Aveni,[89] have suggested that some Mayan holy dates were timed to precessional cycles, but scholarly opinion on the subject remains divided.[28] There is also little evidence, archaeological or historical, that the Maya placed any importance on solstices or equinoxes.[28][90] It is possible that only the earliest among Mesoamericans observed solstices,[91] but this is also a disputed issue among Mayanists.[28][90] There is also no evidence that the classic Maya attached any importance to the Milky Way; there is no glyph in their writing system to represent it, and no astronomical or chronological table tied to it.[92]

hey professor.. you gonna need to do alot more research if you want to impress me with your "knowledge"

a disputed wiki link wont cut it

also, looking up at the sky confirms my original hypothesis, so... its a bit easier to prove

i could give you some evidence for the maya's knowledge of procession, but that would take up my time, which is wasted on you, sorry
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