The Codex Telleriano-Remen sis and Codex Vaticanus A: Thompson’s Prototype Reconsidered. Eloise Quiñones Keber. The Codex Telleriano-Remensis. Codex Telleriano-Remensis. folio03verso Ritual calendar page showing the feast period for the shown deity, possibly Tezcatlipoca, beginning on . The Codex Telleriano Remensis is considered, by some, as the purest example of Aztec manuscript-history that we posses in the 21st century. Our reproduction.

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Keywords cultureartheritage, civilizationtraditiontraditionalChristianityCatholicCatholicismReligionMesoamericaMexican AmericanMexicoCentral America telleriaon-remensis, indigenouspre-HispaniccodexcodicesSpanish conquestMayamissionary. Three Worlds Meet Beginnings to 1: The use of footprints is continuous to show relationships between the many figures depicted, such as on 30r.

During the process of photographing and re-binding the manuscript for this publication, two pages were accidentally swapped, and appear as such in the facsimile: Joseph Florimond, Duc de Loubat, was an American philanthropist who published a series of reproductions of pre-Hispanic and colonial-era Mexican telleriano-remesis, including the Codex Telleriano-Remensis.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Three North American Beginnings. K Resource Type s: Views Read Edit View history. The third section is a history, itself divided into two sections which differ stylistically. Historical Thinking Standard 4: Pages 25 to 28 are an account of migrations during the 12th and 13th centuries, while the remaining pages of the codex record historical events, such as the ascensions and deaths of rulers, battles, earthquakesand eclipsesfrom the 14th century to the 16th century, including events of early Colonial Mexico.

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The Telleriano-Remensis, however, attempts to show a wider range of events along the migration, using images of migrants to attempt to show battles fought along the way, and showing the migration through footsteps without correlating years to specific places. Retrieved 4 September The civilizations of pre-Hispanic Mexico recorded their histories, religious beliefs, and scientific knowledge in books called codices.

The folios that would contain the initial Spanish conquest are also missing.

The Graphic Arts Collection of the National Museum of American History houses several reproductions of Mesoamerican codices published for study by French, German, and Italian scholars at the turn of the 20th century. The migration account in the Telleriano —Remensis is sparse and more complex structurally than the Aubin. While the pages that would presumably show the founding of Tenochtitlan are missing from the Telleriano-Remensis, the preceding pages emphasize the importance of Mexica figures themselves performing acts of war and migration, rather than symbolic depictions of events.

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Major global trends from The Emergence of the First Global Age, 1: Telleriao-remensis first section, spanning the first seven pages, describes the day solar calendar, called the xiuhpohualli.

While these colonial-era texts were still filled with pictures, over time they referenced the visual language of older Mexican and Maya books less and less. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

The last folios depicting the migration continue to focus on warfare and figurative representations, seen in folio 28v where a Mexica figure stands surrounded by those he has killed and dismembered.

University of Texas Press,Leave this field blank. Artifacts, Primary Sources Date Posted: The Codex Telleriano-Remensis is divided into three sections. Articles with French-language external telleeiano-remensis. But indigenous scribes trained by Spanish missionaries continued writing.


Obtain historical data from a variety of sources. Its Latinized name comes from Charles-Maurice Le Tellierarchbishop of Reimswho had possession tellerisno-remensis the manuscript in the late 17th century.

The Codex Telleriano-Remensisproduced in sixteenth century Mexico on European paper, is one of the finest surviving examples of Aztec manuscript painting. Comparative Material Codex Telleriano-Remensis.

Codex Telleriano-Remensis

Ritual calendar page showing the feast period for the shown deity, possibly Tezcatlipoca, beginning on October 2nd, [iv] fol. It documents the religious beliefs, calendar system, traditions, and history of the Tolteca-Chichimeca culture of Central Mexico. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat About How to Use this Site.

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University of Texas Press. Newsletter subscription managed by MailChimp. Read MailChimp’s privacy policy. Here, European styles are integrated into the images, by sometimes placing footsteps within lines, seeming to show a European style road, or by attempting to show different visual perspectives, depicting some figures from a frontal rather coedx a profile view, as had been the prior norm.

Historical Research Capabilities 4B: Mexica figure who has won in battle, shown through dismembered figures, shields, the place sign showing the location of the battle, and footprints to show movement, fol. The Aubin adheres to the year count, grouping year signs with occasional place signs and the Nahuatl gloss, and groups years according to stops along the migration, noting how many years the Mexica stayed in a particular place before moving on.