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Ethnohistory (1 January 2007) 54 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 January 2007
... had a degraded but institutionalized role to play. American Society for Ethnohistory 2007 Queer Nahuatl: Sahagún’s Faggots and Sodomites, Lesbians and Hermaphrodites Pete Sigal, Duke University Abstract. This article provides a method for interpreting the place of sexuality in texts...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2010) 57 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- Tenochtitlan. I think of the codex as three texts in one, each the product of a colonial process that involved both Spaniards and Nahuas. Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, a Franciscan educated in Spain at the University of Salamanca, arrived in New Spain in 1529. He became fluent in Nahuatl and worked with a...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 January 2004
....) Alan R. Sandstrom, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne In this book, historian of religion Philip Arnold attempts to provide new ways to think about Aztec religion and to critique the ethnographic enter- prise by focusing on the writings of sixteenth-century cleric Bernardino de Sahagún...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 437–448.
Published: 01 April 2005
... contributions by Larissa Taylor and Asunción Lavrin. (Berkeley, CA: Academy of American Franciscan History, 2002. Acknowledgments, introduction, transcriptions and translations, index. $25.00 cloth.) Sahagún at Five Hundred: Essays on the Quincentenary of the Birth of Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún. Edited by...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 449–477.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Asunción Lavrin. (Berkeley, CA: Academy of American Franciscan History, 2002. Acknowledgments, introduction, transcriptions and translations, index. $25.00 cloth.) Sahagún at Five Hundred: Essays on the Quincentenary of the Birth of Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún. Edited by John Frederick Schwaller...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2004) 51 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 January 2004
... on the writings of sixteenth-century cleric Bernardino de Sahagún. The work is mainly an interpretation of four Aztec rituals dedicated to the deity Tlaloc and described by Sahagún in his monumen- tal Florentine Codex. Arnold tries to thread his way through the minefield of competing philosophical...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2019) 66 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 January 2019
... privileges textual sources over images. For instance, written accounts by Sahagún in the Florentine Codex are the only primary material used to contextualize the images at Malinalco, which include cacao pods. There is a missed opportunity to connect this either to the preceding discussion of preconquest...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2015) 62 (4): 683–706.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Magliabechiano and Tudela depict those blanket-­wrapped bundles of maize cobs, before which sit baskets filled with comestibles (fig. 5).14 The voluminous chronicles of the Franciscan Bernardino de Sahagún follow the same pattern, emphasizing Huey Tozoztli’s celebration of the ten- der new maize. The...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 149–179.
Published: 01 January 2014
...] Mexican Manuscript Painting of the Early Colonial Period: The Metropolitan Schools . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press . Sahagún Fr. Bernardino de 1950–82 Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain . 12 vols . Anderson Arthur J. O. Dibble Charles , trans...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 229–250.
Published: 01 April 2008
... University. A New Interpretation of the Aztec Statue Called Coatlicue, “Snakes-Her-Skirt” Cecelia F. Klein, University of California, Los Angeles Abstract. Most scholars, citing a passage in the sixteenth-century Florentine Codex by Bernardino de Sahagún (1950–82), have interpreted...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 690–691.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Sahagún or of native chroniclers such as Alva Ixtlilxochitl and Chimalpahin—that appear to provide an uncluttered window into indigenous realities. On the other hand, Boturini’s explicit invocations of parallels and paradigms from the classics to elucidate his subject have led to his work being used very...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2016) 63 (4): 737–738.
Published: 01 October 2016
..., he reads sources like Diego Durán’s Historia and Bernardino de Sahagún’s Historia general (the Florentine Codex) with appropriate distance and care, never losing sight of the complex cultural context in which such texts were generated. Although Hajovsky pays lip service to anthropological...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2013) 60 (4): 759–762.
Published: 01 October 2013
... in this milieu. Among them, one could mention Alonso de Molina’s highly influential Nahuatl-­Spanish and Spanish-­Nahuatl dic- tionaries, which appeared in 1571 after a much shorter version was printed in 1555, and Bernardino de Sahagún’s Historia General, a monumental ency- clopedic work about...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2018
...–1601). 3 Franciscan fray Bernardino de Sahagún and a team of trilingual Nahua men’s Historia general de las cosas de la Nueva España (hereafter Historia general ; completed in 1575), Hernando Ruiz de Alarcón’s Tratado de las supersticiones y costumbres gentílicas que hoy viven entre los indios...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 742–745.
Published: 01 October 2003
... suspected converso background led to a less than triumphant wel- 6999 ETHNOHISTORY / 50:4 / sheet 161 of come. Despite having completed a project that rivaled the labors of Father Bernandino de Sahagún, Hernández’s works were poorly received in the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2017) 64 (4): 549–550.
Published: 01 October 2017
... these projects, Sahagún’s Florentine Codex , within this broader historiographic process. Remaining chapters follow the decline of the indigenous nobility and the rise of an explicitly Mexican historical-cultural consciousness, even if Villella does not use those precise terms. Chapter 4 discusses...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2018) 65 (4): 686–687.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Olivier explore how classical models from Europe infiltrated Europeans’ retelling of Aztec myths. The Franciscan Bernardino de Sahagún, for instance, likened the Aztec gods Huitzilopochtli and Quetzalcoatl to Hercules and Mars, and compared the mythical accounts of Tula and Troy or Cholula and Rome. If we...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 223–248.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Bernardino de Sahagún, was an ethnographic study of the culture and history of the Mexica. Sahagún and his former students interviewed elder informants in Nahuatl, which was recorded alongside Spanish translations and accompanied by some two thousand illustrations (Sahagún 1950–82 ). While the images within...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2014) 61 (2): 277–299.
Published: 01 April 2014
... with legal and notarial protocol. A Sample of Materials “It is a painter’s craft to know how to use colors, and draw and give meaning to images with carbon, and to properly combine colors, and know how to grind and mix them,” commented Franciscan friar Bernardino de Sahagún about an Indian...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 691–711.
Published: 01 October 2012
... on native aides. To be sure, select ecclesiastics had a firm command of Nahuatl. But many did not.19 As a result, they relied on Nahuas trained in religion and alphabetic writing to compose religious texts in Nahuatl. Even the nahualatos fray Bernardino de Sahagún, Molina, and fray Juan...