The Americas hosted a myriad of exquisite and refined civilisations unknown to us until their “discovery” in the 15th century. These lectures analyse the architecture, ceramics, society, economy and fine arts of these superb advanced societies.
MAYA – BONAMPAK MURALS – The Sistine Chapel of the Maya
MAYA – CERAMICS – The Maya World in Clay
MAYA – WRITING AND SACRED BOOKS – Sacred Mayan Astronomy
MAYA – CHILDREN OF THE CORN – An introduction to the Maya.
MAYA: Calakmul, the lost city of the Maya.
MAYA: Tikal, the Maya city ruled by women.
MAYA: Copan, the Maya Acropolis.
MAYA : Writing, codices, calendars
OLMEC – The Mysterious Mexican Colossal Heads
ZAPOTEC: People of the Clouds – MONTE ALBAN
TEOTIHUACAN: the city where the gods were born.
THE TOLTEC AND CHICHEN ITZA – the city of the Itzaes
THE MEXICA, AZTEC, NAHUAS – an introduction
TENOCHTITLAN – The Venice of the Americas
THE UNIVERSE OF QUETZALCOATL – Aztec Religion
MOCHE: The sacred rite of sex, Peru.
MOCHE: The Lady of Cao, a sorcerer, a warrior and a ruler, Peru
LORD OF SIPAN: The Tutankhamen of the Americas
LORD OF SICAN: A royal tomb unearthed intact. Peru
NAZCA: The mysterious lines of Nazca, Peru.
PARACAS: The most splendid textiles in the Americas. Peru
THE INCA CHILDREN OF THE SUN – An introduction to their civilisation.
CUSCO: Navel of the Inca Empire, Peru
THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS – Quenco; Pisaq-Ollantaytambo
MACHU PICCHU UPDATED 2020: The Inca citadel hidden in the Andes,
TIWANAKU: the mysterious Bolivian sunken temples
CHACHAPOYAS: Warriors of the Clouds, Peru.
THE UROS AND TAQUILE PEOPLE: The Wet People of Lake Titicaca.
CARAL: The First City in the Americas, Peru
CHANKILLO: the first astronomical observatory in the Americas, Peru
VALDIVIA: The oldest ceramics in the Americas, Ecuador
CHAVIN DE HUANTAR: the first Andean civilisation, Peru.
MISSISSIPPIAN CULTURES: Cahokia, Caddoan and Plaquemine