By 900 A.D., the Mayan culture began to decline. It is not entirely clear as to why, however, many historians believe that war broke out between different members of royal families. This civil war made farming difficult, and as a result, many people died from hunger and disease. By the late 900s A.D., almost all signs of this once great civilization were gone.
The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness.
The ancient Etruscans painted women white and men red in the wall paintings they used to decorate tombs.