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Colonists' religious architecture influenced by Maya traditions

The Mayas influenced the Spanish colonists' religious architecture. This is concluded in a new doctoral thesis in archaeology that compares Spanish colonial churches and Maya dwellings on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico and Belize. The Spanish colonial church Dzibilchaltún located in the post-colonial Mayan site  with the same name [Credit: University of Gothenburg]Religion played an important role in the Spanish colonisation of...

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