Moscow. December 21. INTERFAX.RU — Doomsday December 21 should be expected in this day to end one of the cycles of the Mayan calendar, which will begin after the new, says Director of Training and Research Mesoamerican Center. Knorozov, an expert in deciphering Maya writing Galina Ershov. According to her, the Mayan calendar shows a different date "End of the World" — December 23, 2012.
"Maya did not see the end of the world, they had the calendar account, it was built on the principle of multiplication by 13 cycles, that is, 13 days, 13 weeks, 13 months, 13 years. And now ends the next cycle — 13 times in 400 years" — said to "Interfax" Yershov. "Those Mayan texts that are, neither of which side of the world, however, did not speak.
However, she added, "on the correct calculation of the calendar we are talking about December 23, a 21-m, This date was invented in the last couple of years, it seems, journalists for the full beauty. "