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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 7. Weaving almanac on page 102b of the Madrid Codex ( Troano Codex ) (Brasseur de Bourbourg 1869–70 : Pl. XI), courtesy of Boundary End Center, Barnardsville, NC. More
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 8. Weaving almanac on page 102d of the Madrid Codex ( Troano Codex ) (Brasseur de Bourbourg 1869–70 : Pl. XI), courtesy of Boundary End Center, Barnardsville, NC. More
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Rebecca Dufendach The Codex Mexicanus joins the ranks of excellent books centered on a single text. In addition to providing beautiful color plates of the original manuscript, the author shows the context of its creation and comparisons with related codices. Overall, this book is a balanced...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 455–491.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Jerome A. Offner Abstract Only one of two opening compositions in the Codex Xolotl has been recognized. The conventional version shows the entry of Xolotl, Nopaltzin, and six lesser rulers into the Basin of Mexico from near Tula, Hidalgo, followed by settlement at Xoloc and later a place...
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Ethnohistory (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 (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 (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 (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...
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Ethnohistory (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 (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...
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Ethnohistory (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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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 623–645.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., Moteuczoma receives much of the blame. Historians contend that Moteuczoma’s cowardice facilitated the defeat of his people. Instead, this article argues that descriptions of the pain and fright that afflicted Moteuczoma and his people in Book XII of the Florentine Codex are references to long-standing...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of the Florentine Codex, devoted to “earthly things,” this analysis re-entangles hummingbird ethology with Huitzilopochtli’s cult, a bond that was severed in the early days of colonization. A close reading of the Nahuatl, Spanish, and visual texts in this book reveals that seasonal cycles and hummingbird behavior...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 9. Nezahualcoyotl, Codex Ixtlilxochitl , (fol. 106r), Bibliotèque nationale de France. Figure 9. Nezahualcoyotl, Codex Ixtlilxochitl, (fol. 106r), Bibliotèque nationale de France. 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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Published: 01 January 2022
Figure 2. Illustration of the Toxcatl massacre in Codex Aubin, f. 41v. A musician playing a huehuetl drum confronts an armed Spaniard in the Great Precinct of Mexico. Courtesy of Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Figure 2. Illustration of the Toxcatl massacre in Codex Aubin, f. 41v More
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Published: 01 January 2022
Figure 6. Death of Pedro de Alvarado in the year 10 House, 1541. Detail from Codex Telleriano-Remensis, f. 46r. Courtesy of Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Figure 6. Death of Pedro de Alvarado in the year 10 House, 1541. Detail from Codex Telleriano-Remensis, f. 46r. Courtesy of Bibliothèque More
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 3. Folio 45r of the Codex Mendoza . Toponyms on the left margin depict, from top to bottom, Tlaxiaco, Achiutla, and Tzapotlan. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 1. Codex Telleriano-Remensis, folio 45 recto. Courtesy Biblioteque National de France. More