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2012-12-12 05:01:51

One author's quest to write a novella thriller about the Maya calendar and the end of 2012, with the help of a community of readers and agile publishing. New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 While many debate the meaning of the ending of the Maya Calendar on December 21 of this year, one author hopes to have it point to a new age of collaborative publishing. Using crowd sourcing, Sabrina Ricci brought her ebook, The 13th Cycle, to life as a living metaphor of what the author hopes...

2012-01-21 20:50:00

Over the years Chaa Creek has received numerous awards and accolades, and this new Trip Advisor recognition is particularly satisfying because it comes straight from international travellers themselves. (PRWEB) January 21, 2012 The Lodge at Chaa Creek´s inclusion in Trip Advisor´s recently released “Travellers Choice top 25 Hotels for 2012” for Central America is a very satisfying vote of confidence coming from travellers themselves, the Belizean eco resort´s...

2011-10-13 10:00:00

With the start of 2012 just a few short months away, Moon Travel Guides is offering readers a free eBook download of its all-new Moon Maya 2012 travel guide. The book, which offers in-depth information on traveling to the Mundo Maya, is the ideal companion for travelers looking to explore the fascinating world of the Maya in 2012. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Moon Travel Guides is celebrating the release of its all-new Moon Maya 2012 guidebook by offering readers free copy of the...

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2010-04-14 13:10:22

They were illiterate farmers, builders and servants, but Maya commoners found a way to record their own history "“ by burying it within their homes. A new study of the objects embedded in the floors of homes occupied more than 1,000 years ago in central Belize begins to decode their story. The study, from University of Illinois anthropology professor Lisa J. Lucero, appears in the Journal of Social Archaeology. Maya in the Classic period (A.D. 250-900) regularly "terminated" their...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'