Religion played a major role in the Maya civilization and it influenced all aspects of their society.
They believed in many different deities and had a highly-structured and advanced view of the Cosmos which translated into everyday practices from art and agricultural methods to the perception of time and the construction of cities and temples.
Religion also had a significant impact in the class system of Maya society giving priests a privileged position that elevated them to the highest social spheres.
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