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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But indigenous scribes trained by Spanish missionaries continued writing. Ritual calendar page showing the feast period for the shown deity, possibly Tezcatlipoca, beginning on October 2nd, [iv] fol.

How early European exploration and colonization resulted in cultural and ecological interactions among previously unconnected peoples. The third section is a history, itself divided into two sections which differ stylistically. The second section, spanning pages 8 to codrx, is a tonalamatldescribing the day tonalpohualli calendar.

Retrieved from ” https: 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: Three North American Beginnings.

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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. About How to Use this Site.

However, the history continues well into Spanish presence,showing war and disease, and depicting the spanish, ending in the year The first telleriano-reemensis is a calendar, showing the twenty-day periods of the Aztec year and the deities which represent the feast for each period. The folios that tekleriano-remensis 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.


Codex Telleriano-Remensis

Telleirano-remensis Latinized name comes from Charles-Maurice Le Tellierarchbishop of Reimswho had possession of the manuscript in the late 17th century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Newsletter subscription managed by MailChimp. The Codex Telleriano-Remensis is divided into three sections. Scribes and painters busily recorded daily affairs, filling libraries and temples with books throughout Mexico and Central America.

The Telleriano-Remensis, however, attempts to show a wider range of events along the tdlleriano-remensis, 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.

These first two sections are unlike the Aubin in that they are not narrative in nature, but the final section of the Telleriano Remensis is more akin to the Aubin, containing a history that starts with the migration account in the late 12th century, moves on to a dynastic section of rulers of Tenochtitlan, and ends with the early decades of Spanish colonial presence, up to the year while the Aubin continues up to Codex Telleriano-Remensis russian edition. The majority of these illustrated books did not survive the Spanish conquest.

Obtain historical data from a variety of sources. University of Texas Press. The second section is a handbook tonalamatlused during rituals and divinations, which depicts deities and forces that would influence divinations according to thirteen-day cycles.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The civilizations of pre-Hispanic Mexico recorded their histories, religious beliefs, and scientific knowledge in books called codices.

Joseph Florimond, Duc de Loubat, was an American philanthropist who published a series of reproductions of pre-Hispanic and colonial-era Mexican manuscripts, including the Codex Telleriano-Remensis. Artifacts, Primary Sources Date Posted: Retrieved telleriqno-remensis September The Codex Telleriano-Remensisproduced in sixteenth century Mexico on European paper, is one of the finest surviving examples of Aztec manuscript painting.

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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 than a profile view, as had been the prior norm.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Leave this field blank. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat University of Texas Press,It documents the religious beliefs, calendar system, traditions, and history of the Tolteca-Chichimeca culture of Central Mexico. The 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.

Keywords cultureartheritage, civilizationtraditiontraditionalChristianityCatholicCatholicismReligionMesoamericaMexican AmericanMexicoCentral Americaindigenouspre-HispaniccodexcodicesSpanish conquestMayamissionary. The migration account in the Telleriano —Remensis is sparse and more complex structurally than the Aubin.

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Use this Investigation Sheet to guide students through describing the object and codwx its meaning. Figures shown telldriano-remensis be related through use of footprints, fol. 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. Comparative Material Codex Telleriano-Remensis. The use of footprints is continuous to show relationships between the many figures depicted, such as on 30r.

Read MailChimp’s privacy policy. 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, telleriabo-remensis events of early Colonial Mexico.