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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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.

The majority of these illustrated books did not survive the Spanish conquest. University of Texas Press,Major global trends from Scribes and painters busily recorded daily affairs, filling libraries and temples with books throughout Mexico and Central America. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Organizationally, the Codex Telleriano Remensis is broken into three sections and represents a composite of different prehispanic forms.

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Codex Telleriano-Remensis

The Aubin adheres to the year count, grouping year tellerianp-remensis 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. The civilizations of pre-Hispanic Mexico recorded their histories, religious beliefs, and scientific knowledge in books called codices.

Historical Research Capabilities 4B: 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.

The use of footprints is continuous to show relationships between the many figures depicted, such as on 30r.

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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.


Leave this covex blank. Ritual calendar page showing the feast period for the shown deity, possibly Tezcatlipoca, beginning on October 2nd, [iv] fol.

Views Coded Edit View history. 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.

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 telleriano-rekensis year while the Aubin continues up to The third section is a history, itself divided into telleriajo-remensis sections which differ stylistically.

However, the history continues well into Spanish presence,showing war and disease, and depicting the spanish, ending in the year Keywords cultureartheritage, civilizationtraditiontraditionalChristianityCatholicCatholicismReligionMesoamericaMexican AmericanMexicoCentral Americaindigenouspre-HispaniccodexcodicesSpanish conquestMayamissionary.

Artifacts, Primary Sources Date Posted: Read MailChimp’s privacy policy. The first section is a calendar, showing the twenty-day periods of the Aztec year and the deities which represent the feast for each period. The Emergence of the First Global Age, 1: 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.

The Codex Telleriano-Remensis is divided into three sections.

It documents the religious beliefs, calendar system, traditions, and history of the Tolteca-Chichimeca culture of Central Mexico. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Comparative Material Codex Telleriano-Remensis. Obtain historical data from a variety of sources. While these colonial-era texts were still filled with pictures, over time they referenced the visual language of older Mexican teelleriano-remensis Maya books less and less. Codex Telleriano-Remensis Ritual calendar page showing the feast period for the shown deity, possibly Tezcatlipoca, beginning on October 2nd, [iv] fol.


The first section, spanning the first seven pages, describes the day solar calendar, called the xiuhpohualli. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: 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.

But indigenous scribes trained by Spanish missionaries continued telleriano-remesis. Articles with French-language external links.

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Its Latinized name comes from Charles-Maurice Le Tellierarchbishop of Reimswho had possession of the manuscript in the late 17th century. K Resource Type s: 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.

Codices are folded pieces of hide or bark that depict both mundane and spiritual scenes with images, symbols, and numbers.

Codex Telleriano-Remensis russian edition. 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.

Figures shown to be related through use of footprints, fol. 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: Use this Investigation Sheet to guide students through describing the object and analyzing its meaning.

Three Worlds Meet Beginnings to 1: The migration account in the Telleriano —Remensis is sparse and more complex structurally than the Aubin. The second section, spanning pages 8 to 24, is a tonalamatldescribing the day tonalpohualli calendar.

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