Codex Vaticanus No. 3773 (Codex Vaticanus B)

 
9781231045329: Codex Vaticanus No. 3773 (Codex Vaticanus B)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...aus dein Kiiniglichen Museum fiir Viilkerkunde, vol. i. part 4 (Berlin 1S90), pp. 161 and 163. column of their Tonalamatl quarter (the third) have really to hold good, and that for the upper row of the five male deities the days of the fifth column of their (fourth) Tonalamatl quarter are determinant. In our manuscript the representations of this chapter are limited to the two rows, that of the Ciuateteo, and the upper row of the male deities. But in Codex Borgia at the beginning of each of these two rows is further seen a special compartment. These two initial fields are exhibited in a dark colour. The one before the row of the female deities in blue, that before the row of the male in grey filled in with black spots. In the field standing before the row of the Ciuateteo are seen two vessels which have their mouths facing each other, and are painted in the colours of the jewel (chalchiuitl), but are furnished with a face which on one of the vessels has the notes of a living face, on the other those of a skull. From the two vessels radiate four centipedes and four red coral-snakes. And below them with one is seen a centipede's head, with the other a wrap painted in the two colours of the Pulque Gods and decorated with their nasal crescent. In the middle between the two vessels is figured the hieroglyph chalchiuitl, 'green jewel,' and from it issues a naked female form, which is set off with death symbols--occipital shield (cuexcochtechimalli) and the broken flag pantoyaualli--and has a bandage on her eyes. In the field before the row of the male deities are similarly seen, with their mouths facing each other, two cooking-pots, and a long tubular bone by way of support for their round bottom. Here, too, red bloodsnakes or dragons radiate from both pots. And ...

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780282566272: Codex Vaticanus No. 3773 (Codex Vaticanus B): An Old Mexican Pictorial Manuscript in the Vatican Library; First Half; Text of the Obverse Side (Classic Reprint)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0282566279 ISBN 13:  9780282566272
Publisher: Forgotten Books, 2017
Softcover

9781278929835: Codex Vaticanus No. 3773 (codex Vaticanus B): An Old Mexican Pictorial Manuscript In The Vatican Library.

Nabu P..., 2012
Softcover

9780331875584: Codex Vaticanus No. 3773 (Codex Vaticanus B): An Old Mexican Pictorial Manuscript in the Vatican Library; First Half; Text of the Obverse Side (Classic Reprint)

Forgot..., 2018
Hardcover

9781377291338: Codex Vaticanus No. 3773 (codex Vaticanus B): An Old Mexican Pictorial Manuscript In The Vatican Library

Sagwan..., 2018
Softcover