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Though we marvel today at Burj Khalifa and other modern architectural feats, there are perhaps no structures in human history more amazing than the pyramids of ancient times. While the pyramids at Giza and throughout Europe remain the most famous, there are many other of this wonders of ancient engineering throughout Mesoamerica, many of which are much greater in scale than their Egyptian counterparts. But what was the significance of these pyramids? What roles did they play in Mesoamerican life?
This week on One Cell One Light Radio, Dr. Staninger is joined by art historian Rick Dubov, ancient texts scholar Michael Edward, and student of ancient prophecies Davor Pacemski, to discuss the pyramids built in Mesoamerica over two thousand years ago and their possible meaning to the cultures that constructed them.
More than 3,500 years ago, Mesoamerican tribes migrated into what is now North and Central America. Along the way, they erected these pyramids as monuments to their gods, though they often also served as a temple for prayer and the hub of a surrounding city, similar to the role that castles played in Medieval Europe over a thousand years later. Though many range in size, some are enormous by ancient standards, with the Great Read the rest of this entry