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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
There are three surviving Maya codices known in the world: Dresden, Madrid, and Paris, named because that's where the codices ended up, in museums in ...
Gods and Deities of Ancient Aztec Mythology - About Archaeology
Aztec God Huitzilopochtli from the Codex Telleriano-Remensis - Codex Telleriano-Remensis ... Aztec God of Rain Tlaloc, from the Rios Codex - Rios Codex.
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 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 ...
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 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 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.
The Codex Laud - Latin American History - About.com
The Codex Laud is an ancient book produced in present-day Mexico by an Aztec vassal state sometime between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries.