PALABRAS CLAVE: Civilización Maya, Códice de Dresde, Venus, of the Dresden Codex describe the Mayan Venus calendar along with the augural. Códice de Dresde. Un comentario al Códice de Dresde. Libro de jeroglifos mayas (Spanish Edition) [Thompson John Eric Sidney] on *FREE* . Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page

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Thompson also notes the similar ceramic designs in the Chichen Itza area which are known to have ceased in the early thirteenth century. The original drawing is now lost, but a copy survives among some of Kingsborough’s dresdde proof drssdeheld in collection at the Newberry LibraryChicago. Contributions of the University of California.

The Dresden codex is generally considered the most important of the few that survive. The codex has played a key role in the deciphering of Mayan hieroglyphs. The pages are generally divided into three sections; students of the codex have arbitrary labeled these sections aband c. Since the start of the 20th century, forgeries of varying quality have been produced.

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The paper was made from the inner bark of certain trees, the main being the wild fig tree or amate Ficus glabrata. The folding books are the products of professional scribes working under the patronage of deities such as the Tonsured Maize God and the Howler Monkey Gods. It received direct water damage that was significantly destructive from being kept in a flooded basement during the bombing of Dresden in World War II.


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Even though the last date entry in the book is from several centuries before its relocation, the book was likely used and added to until just before the conquerors took it. I can’t say that it is the most accurate rendition, but it is fun to look at.

O Códice de Dresden

The chalk-coated writing material, amatlis coidce paper-like matter produced from fig-tree fiber by means of soaking and beating. Consisting of 39 leaves, inscribed on both ddresde, and approximately centimeters long, the manuscript originally was folded in an accordion-like manner. The Mayan astronomers would use the codex for day keeping, but also determining the cause of sickness and other misfortunes. The following list includes some of the more interesting copies and facsimiles that have been produced: Handbook of Codife and Ethnoastronomy: Breaking the Maya Code.

Unfortunately, all of them have degraded into unopenable masses or collections of very small flakes and bits of the original texts. To download and save, right click on the file, choose “save as” from the menu, pick a location for example “My Documents” and click “Save”.

Dresden Codex – Wikipedia

Return to top of page. Type of Item Manuscripts. Views Read Edit View history. Maya paper was more durable and a better drwsde surface than papyrus.


Webarchive template wayback links CS1 errors: Archived from the original on 4 January coodice Archived from the original PDF on Washington Post pg E5. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Description Only four Mayan manuscripts still exist worldwide, of which the oldest and best preserved is the Dresden Codex, held in the collections of the Saxon State and University Library. Paul Schellhas in and assigned letters to gods for specific glyphs since they had several possible names.

It was probably written between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries.

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He also argues that the astronomical tables would support this as the place of origin. Maya Art and Architecture. For those with a fast connection, download the complete PDF file: InWilliam E.

The Dresden Codex

It is written in Mayan hieroglyphs and refers to an original text of some three or four hundred years earlier, describing local history and astronomical tables. Given the rarity and importance of these books, rumors of finding new ones often develop interest.

These lumps are the remains of codices where all the organic material has rotted away. By using the slider given on the page, different resolutions are obtainable, and can be saved.