The Boturuni Codex is one of the most important sources of Mexican history. This sixteenth-century document describes the centuries-long journey of the Mexica. Tira de la Peregrinación (Codex Boturini). A 16th century pictorial annal of the Mexica migration from Aztlan. Home. English | Español. It is this story that the author of Codex Boturini set out to tell. How fully he could tell it we cannot know, because the manuscript ends in a rip in the middle of the.

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There has been considerable scholarly work on individual codices as well as the daunting task of classification and description.

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Boturini Codex

They list manuscripts for Central Mexico. Law and Politics in Aztec Texcoco. Experts say that these copies can last over years. Households and Lands in Sixteenth-century Tepetlaoztoc.

From past to the future: the Boturini Codex

University of Texas Press To illustrate, organic inks were used to guarantee the durability of the replicas. The Classic Codex of For this project, the INAH order several canvases measuring 1. Glass compiled a census. Comparative Material Codex Boturini.


University of Utah Press. The artisans then press the rows using volcanic stone until the fibers are compacted to form a uniform layer. University of Chicago Press, The application of the Pilgrimage Strip is an interactive tool that can be boturin directly to an iPad or iPhone and has been developed with a facsimile edition in papel amate — a kind of bark paper botuirni made using pre-Hispanic techniques.

Cline and Miguel Leon-Portilla Eds. They follow a standard format, usually written in alphabetic Nahuatl with pictorial content concerning a meeting of a given indigenous pueblo’s leadership and their marking out the boundaries of the municipality.

Aztec codices Aztec Manuscripts by area Mesoamerican codices 16th century in the Botkrini civilization 16th century in Mexico 16th century in New Spain. Monographs of the School of American Research In the two volumes on pictorials, a general survey outlines the origins of Mesomerican manuscripts, classifies them, and situates them in a regional survey.

Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt A major publication project by scholars of Mesoamerican ethnohistory was brought to fruition in the s, of which a large portion of the material is related to central Mexico.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. O Anderson and Charles E Dibble. Charles Gibson has written an overview of such manuscripts, and with John B. There are a variety of documents, and include censuses such as The Book of Tributes c.

University of Texas Press Translated by Arthur J. The Mapping of New Spain: The Boturini, compared to the sparse Nahuatl gloss and place-signs in the Aubin, contains fairly complex pictorial boturinl of the migration, more akin to that found in the Telleriano-Remensis.

The History of the Indies of New Spain. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. University of Oklahoma Press, Mathematical accuracy of Aztec land surveys assessed from records in coodex Codex Vergara.

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Aus dem “Libro de Tributos” Col. Although boturoni are very few surviving prehispanic codices, the tlacuilo codex painter tradition endured the transition to colonial culture; scholars now have access to a body of around colonial-era codices. Book of the Gods and Rites and the Ancient Calendar.