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Codex - What is a Codex - About Archaeology
A codex (plural codices) is the technical name for an ancient book or manuscript, specifically one that was published before Joseph Gutenberg's invention and ...
Maya Codex - What is a Maya Codex - About Archaeology
A Maya codex is a painted book, made of bark cloth paper and painted with Maya civilization hieroglyphs. There were untold numbers of these manuscripts ...
Book Burning at Mani, Yucatan 1561 - About Archaeology
At Mani, the infamous burning of Maya codices and other sacred objects believed by the Spaniard to be the work the devil was ordered by Diego de Landa.
The Maya Codices and Books - An Overview - Latin American History
A Maya book is referred to as a codex (plural: codices). The codices were painted onto a paper made of bark from the fig tree, and folded out like an accordion.
The Dresden Codex - Latin American History - About.com
The Dresden Codex is one of only four surviving Maya books. It is mostly about astronomy and religious rituals.
The Madrid Codex - Ancient Maya Book - Latin American History
The Madrid Codex is one of only four surviving books attributed to the Ancient Maya culture. It is the largest of the four and contains much information about ...
The Codex - The Early Bound "Book" - Book Publishing - About.com
The term codex (Latin for “block of wood”) refers to the early form of what we know as a book--that is, pages bound together. Papyrus codices supplanted scrolls ...
Maya Codex - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
A codex is a manuscript and there are three or four handwritten by the Maya from before colonization by Spain.
The Paris Codex - Ancient Maya Book - Latin American History
The Paris Codex is one of only four surviving Maya books. It is full of priceless information about Maya culture, particularly calendars and prophecy.
The Borgia Codex - Latin American History - About.com
The Borgia Codex is one of only a handful of surviving precolonial books from Central Mexico.