A ruined Mayan city of western Honduras that flourished from c. 300 bc to ad 900. The ruins include the Hieroglyphic Stairway with over 2,000 glyphs.
Ruined Mayan city in W Honduras: fl. c. 7th-8th cent. a.d.
Copan Sentence Examples
Another and perhaps a better supposition is that they belonged to the Maya group, and represented a much earlier civilization than that of the builders of Palenque, Quirigua and Copan.
The remarkable ruins of Palenque, Uxmal, Chichenitza, Lorillard, Ixinche, Tikal, Copan and Quirigua, with their carved stonework and astonishing architectural conceptions, show that they had attained a high degree of civilization.
Between Quemada and Copan, in Honduras, is an unbroken series of mural structures.