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By about 1549, sahagun began the process of assembling the florentine codex, collaborating with two groups. That was the end of the march, for they had reached their goal. The nahua accounts concentrate on those things that were new and strange like horses and crossbows but also seek to find parallels and comparisons between their own practices and customs and the ways of the. Florentine codex, general history of the things of new spain. Montezuma goes out to meet cortes san francisco university. Florentine codex project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. The florentine codex ultimately yields new perspectives on the nahua world several decades after the fall of the aztec empire.
Primeros memoriales served as the foundation for the florentine codex. Papers of the school of american research by edgar l hewett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. World digital library adds florentine codex library of congress. Book seven tells the origin stories of the sun, the moon, and the starswhich gods created them, what powers they each embody, and how they are related to aztec astrology. In the books there are several illustrations made by the nahua nobleman of tlatelolco. The codex is quite large with 1,200 folios pages and 2,468 painted illustrations. Mar 21, 20 last week i decided to take a look at the wikipedia entry for the florentine codex to see if it needed any help. The florentine codex is divided by subject area into twelve books and includes over 2,000 illustrations drawn by nahua artists in the sixteenth century. From the florentine codex the spaniards approached tenochtitlan from the south, crossing to the city along the causeway from ixtapalapa. With the publication of the second edition of book two, the ceremonies, of the florentine codex, arthur j.
Florentine codex the florentine codex has bound pages, a type of book introduced to nahuas by europeans. The florentine codex is a 16thcentury ethnographic research study in mesoamerica by the. The florentine the english news magazine in florence. Also from europe are the style of tunic worn by the craftsmen shown here and images of christian saints.
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It is written in alphabetic script, another introduction. The florentine codex, a unique manuscript dating from 1577 preserved in the medicea laurenziana library in florence, is for the first time available online in digital format, the library of congress announced today. The digital florentine codex latin america visualized. First, the principales literally, the chiefs, a group of nahua wise elders, answered questionnaires about their culture and religion. World digital library adds florentine codex library of. General history of the things of new spain by fray bernardino.
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