Compiled in 1582, Ballads of the Lords of New Spain is one of the two principal sources of Nahuatl song, as well as a poetical window into the mindset of the Aztec people some sixty years after the conquest of Mexico.
Cave, city and nest of eagle is the culmination of an international research project organized by Moses Mesoamerican Archive on the pictorial manuscripts of the 16th century called Map of Cuauhtinchan num. 2. Painted on amate paper, this extraordinary document contains more than 700 images and symbols that tell the story of the emergence of the ancestors in Chicomoztoc, their migration to the sacred city of Cholula, its foundation and settlement of Cuauhtincha, the history of its people and its claims on the surrounding landscape.
JPL 4th Floor Special Collections, Folio Stacks F1219.56 .M33 C3818 2010
Online. From Library of Congress. An eight-sheet document on amatl, a pre- European paper made in Mesoamerica. It is part of the testimony in a legal case against representatives of the colonial government in Mexico, ten years after the Spanish conquest in 1521
Also available online from the World Digital Library
Commentary book in Spanish and English with color facsimile beginning on page 78 of the 1531 Huexotzinco codex in the Harkness Collection, Manuscript Division, of the Library of Congress, Washington, DC E-book.
This digital version of the Codex Mendoza contains interactive multimedia elements, to incorporate transcriptions and explanatory text. Originally created in 1541-1542, the Codex Mendoza, is an essential document for understanding pre-Hispanic history in Mexico. A collaborative project of the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia; the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford; and the University of California Press. Also available as an app from the iTunes Store.
View digitized codices from Precolumbian, Colonial, Independent and Revolutionary periods in Mexican history. This site is a collaboration among Archivo General de la Nación (National Archives of Mexico), La Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), el Centro de Estudios de Historia de México CEHM- Carso, y el Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA).
Códices Chavero de Huexotzingo, Colombino, Huamantla, Sigüenza y la Matrículo de Tributos from INAH. From CEHM there is Códice Totomixtlahuaca (c. 1570) y el libro en náhuatl Huey tlamahuizoltica (1649), Códice Techialoyan de Cuajimalpa y la serie de Códices del Marquesado del Valle.