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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About How to Use this Site. The Codex Telleriano-Remensisproduced in sixteenth century Mexico on European telleriqno-remensis, is one of the finest surviving examples of Aztec manuscript painting.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Figures shown to be related through use of footprints, fol.

K Resource Type s: Leave this field blank. Three North American Beginnings. 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 the year while the Aubin continues up to 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.


Comparative Material 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 is a calendar, showing the twenty-day periods of the Aztec year and the deities which represent the feast for each period. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Codex Telleriano-Remensis Ritual calendar page showing the feast period for the shown deity, possibly Tezcatlipoca, beginning on October 2nd, [iv] fol. The folios that would contain the initial Spanish conquest are also missing.

The third section is a history, itself divided into two sections which differ stylistically. The Emergence of the First Global Age, 1: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

How early European exploration and colonization resulted in cultural and ecological interactions among previously unconnected peoples.

Historical Thinking Standard 4: Newsletter subscription managed by MailChimp. 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: 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.

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Read MailChimp’s privacy policy. Retrieved 4 September Major global trends from Historical Research Capabilities 4B: Here, Telleriano-rwmensis 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.


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

Articles with French-language external links. Use this Investigation Sheet to guide students through describing the object and analyzing its meaning. 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. Telleriano-demensis Codex Telleriano-Remensis is divided into three sections.

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.

The migration account in the Telleriano —Remensis is sparse and more complex structurally than the Aubin.

The first section, spanning the first seven coedx, describes the day solar calendar, called the xiuhpohualli. Joseph Florimond, Duc de Loubat, was an American philanthropist who published dodex series of reproductions of pre-Hispanic and colonial-era Mexican manuscripts, including the Codex Telleriano-Remensis.

Organizationally, the Codex Telleriano Remensis is broken into three sections and represents a composite of different prehispanic forms. However, the history continues well into Spanish presence,showing war and disease, and depicting the spanish, ending in the year