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History of Honduras __ "In pre-Columbian times, modern Honduras was part of the Mesoamerican cultural area. In the west, the Maya civilization flourished for hundreds of years until the early 9th century..."  You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Honduras

History of Honduras __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the Central American country of Honduras." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxhonduras.htm

Honduras: History __ Overview of the history of Honduras with embedded text links to additional information and access to other Honduras information too. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0858662.html

Honduras - History __ "Before the Spaniards entered the land now called Honduras, the region was inhabited by the war-like Lencas and Jicaques, Mexican Amerindian traders, and Paya hunters and fishermen."  An essay. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Americas/Honduras-HISTORY.html 

Honduras History __ A very brief look. - From multied.com - http://www.multied.com/NationbyNation/Honduras/History1.html


Honduras History __ A brief look at Honduras history. - From honduras-information.hotelhonduras.com - http://www.honduras-information.hotelhonduras.com/Honduras-History.htm

Honduras History __ "Contact with Europeans began soon after Christopher Columbus landed on the Honduran coast in 1502. During the early 1520s, the region was subjugated by a variety of conquistador expeditions, each of which laid claim to a part of it."  A general look at Honduran history along with other information about the country. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Honduras/History 

Honduras History __ "Honduras was inhabited by indigenous tribes of a great linguistic and cultural diversity. The most powerful and advanced of these were the Mayans, who also populated Yucatán, Belize, and the northeast of Guatemala and built their sacred city and ceremonial metropolis in Copán, in the western part of Honduras."  An extended, general look at Honduran history with embedded text links to additional information. - From honduras.com - http://www.honduras.com/history/


Honduras History __ "Native Hondurans resisted Spanish colonialism, and, by some accounts, almost managed to drive the colonizers from the mainland. An indigenous Lenca chieftain named Lempira led 30,000 indigena against the Spanish, but was treacherously murdered at peace talks in 1538."  A colorful history of Honduras - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/honduras/history

Honduras - History __ "Before the Spaniards entered the land now called Honduras, the region was inhabited by the war-like Lencas and Jicaques, Mexican Amerindian traders, and Paya hunters and fishermen. The Mayan ceremonial center at Copán in western Honduras flourished about the 8th century AD but was in ruins when Columbus reached the mainland on his fourth voyage in 1502."  General look at Honduran history. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Americas/Honduras-HISTORY.html

Honduras - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Honduras' educational system. - From Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/615/Honduras.html  


The history of the Republic of Honduras __ Several click-to-read articles about various aspects of Honduras history. - From hartford-hwp.com - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/47/index-e.html

Timeline: Honduras __ Annotated timeline of important dates in the history of Honduras. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1225471.stm

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Honduras __ "Conversos, or New Christians, who converted to Christianity while secretly practicing Judaism, were believed to be among the Spaniards who succeeded in buying permits that allowed them to circumvent prohibitions against sailing to the New World during the period after the Jewish expulsion from Spain. Many of these conversos disembarked along the Gulf of Mexico, and the Honduran coast."  A history of the Jewish People and Honduras. - illustrated - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Honduras.html   


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