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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Kevin Terraciano A sixteenth-century manuscript known as the Florentine Codex is an outstanding example of graphic pluralism in early colonial Mexico. The codex consists of twelve books on many aspects of Nahua culture and language, presented in parallel columns of Nahuatl- and Castilian-language...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2011) 58 (2): 348–349.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Yanna Yannakakis The Search for the Codex Cardona: On the Trail of a Sixteenth-Century Mexican Treasure . By Bauer Arnold J. . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2009 . xi +208 pp., 8 color illustrations, bibliography, index . $21.95 paper, $74.95 cloth.) Copyright 2011 by...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2006) 53 (3): 629–630.
Published: 01 July 2006
...J. Kathryn Josserand The Madrid Codex: New Approaches to Understanding an Ancient Maya Manuscript. Edited by Gabrielle Vail and Anthony Aveni. (Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2004. xviii + 426 pp., foreword, preface, list of abbreviations, 12 articles with individual bibliographies, 109...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 403–432.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Bas van Doesburg This article analyzes the complex and sometimes deceiving relationship that might exist between the pictographic text and toponymic glosses in Oaxacan screenfolds from the sixteenth century. The case of the Codex Porfirio Díaz shows that these glosses represent not only boundaries...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 683–706.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Catherine R. DiCesare This study examines the unusual colonial Codex Borbonicus image of a pre-Columbian springtime festival known as Huey Tozoztli. It attends to the special prominence the Borbonicus gives to the rain god Tlaloc, a dedication at odds with more usual venerations to the maize...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Kevin Terraciano The Codex Sierra Texupan is a sixty-two-page libro de cuentas , or book of community accounts, that combines Nahuatl-language writing with a parallel pictorial component. Indigenous writers and artists in the Mixteca Alta region of the modern state of Oaxaca, Mexico, compiled the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Pablo García Loaeza Abstract This article considers the interplay among interpretation, intent, and ingenuity involved in don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s transcoding of the Codex Xolotl in the first part of his definitive work, the Historia de la nación chichimeca , by way of his earlier...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 1. Codex Telleriano-Remensis, folio 45 recto. Courtesy Biblioteque National de France. Figure 1. Codex Telleriano-Remensis, folio 45 recto. Courtesy Biblioteque National de France. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 2. Codex Mendoza, frontispiece. Courtesy Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Figure 2. Codex Mendoza, frontispiece. Courtesy Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 3. Egerton Codex, Lord’s Prayer in Testerian hieroglyphics with Nahuatl translation. Courtesy British Museum. Figure 3. Egerton Codex, Lord’s Prayer in Testerian hieroglyphics with Nahuatl translation. Courtesy British Museum. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 4. Codex Azcatitlan, “The March of the Spaniards into Tenochtitlan,” folio 23. Courtesy Bibliothèque nationale de France. Figure 4. Codex Azcatitlan, “The March of the Spaniards into Tenochtitlan,” folio 23. Courtesy Bibliothèque nationale de France. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 7. Codex Tudela, “Priest Performing Sacrifice.” Courtesy Museo de América. Figure 7. Codex Tudela, “Priest Performing Sacrifice.” Courtesy Museo de América. More
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Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 1. Fols. 10 and 11 of the forged Canek leather codex. Author’s digital drawing based on photos by the Canadian collector. Courtesy of Gregory Andrachuk Figure 1. Fols. 10 and 11 of the forged Canek leather codex. Author’s digital drawing based on photos by the Canadian collector More
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Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 2. Comparison of the handwriting of the leather codex, the Canek Manuscript, and the Pintura Manuscript. Author’s diagram Figure 2. Comparison of the handwriting of the leather codex, the Canek Manuscript, and the Pintura Manuscript. Author’s diagram More
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 1. Codex Telleriano-Remensis, folio 45 recto. Courtesy Biblioteque National de France. Figure 1. Codex Telleriano-Remensis, folio 45 recto. Courtesy Biblioteque National de France. ...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2009) 56 (4): 625–650.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., but also those treating the authors' own times, the colonial sixteenth century. Placing the hitherto understudied Annals of Juan Bautista and Annals of Tecamachalco in the context of the well-studied Historia Tolteca-Chichimeca, Annals of Cuauhtitlan , and Codex Aubin , the author concludes that there...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Pete Sigal This article provides a method for interpreting the place of sexuality in texts that defy analysis. The author uses one source, the Florentine Codex , a large and complex bilingual Nahuatl and Spanish document, to decipher some elements about cross-dressing individuals, homosexualities...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 229–250.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Cecelia F. Klein Most scholars, citing a passage in the sixteenth-century Florentine Codex by Bernardino de Sahagún ( 1950–82 ), have interpreted the famous Aztec stone statue known as Coatlicue, “Snakes-Her-Skirt,” as a reference to that goddess's role as the mother of the Aztec patron deity...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 445–468.
Published: 01 July 2015
... time they first came into contact with Europeans. Copyright 2015 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2015 scribe Postclassic Maya codex Venus References Aveni Anthony F. Saturno William Stuart David 2013 Astronomical Implications of Maya Hieroglyphic Notations at...
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 1. A tiçitl performing tlaolchayahualiztli before a weeping man. Line drawing by author folio 78r of the Codex Magliabechiano Figure 1. A tiçitl performing tlaolchayahualiztli before a weeping man. Line drawing by author folio 78r of the Codex Magliabechiano More