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. 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.
JPL 3rd Floor GN2 .Y3 no.88
Includes a new ed. of the text of an untitled ms. by an unknown Andean author originally published as bk. 2 of: Memorias antiguas historiales y políticas del Perú / Fernando Montesinos.
Yale University publications in anthropology ; no. 71.
also known as the Code Sanchez-Solís
The Florentine Codex : An Encyclopedia of the Nahua World in Sixteenth-Century Mexico by Jeanette Favrot Peterson (Editor); Kevin Trerraciano (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019
In the 16th century, the Franciscan friar Bernardino de Sahagún and a team of indigenous grammarians, scribes, and painters completed an encyclopedic project titled General History of the Things of New Spain, aka Florentine Codex (1575-1577) now housed in the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana in Florence. In this edited volume, experts from multiple disciplines analyze the bilingual texts and more than 2,000 painted images.
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, and Oxford Library
From Internet Archive
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.
Estudios de Cultura Maya is a semi-annual scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of research focused on the Maya area. It is the official communication organ of the Centro de Estudios Mayas of the Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, it publishes articles in Spanish, English, French and Maya languages.
Full text of journal from 1961-current.
Offers an intimate glimpse into the commission, circulation, and use of indigenous maps from colonial Mexico. A collection of 60 largely unpublished maps from the late sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries and made in the southern region of Oaxaca anchors an analysis of the way ethnically diverse societies produced knowledge in colonial settings.
Brings together a wide range of modern approaches to the study of pre-colonial and early colonial Mesoamerican manuscripts. Cross- and interdisciplinary work shows on one hand the value of collaboration of specialists in different fields, and the multiple viewpoints that are possible when these types of complex cultural expressions are approached from varied cultural and scientific backgrounds.