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The Ancient Codices

Courtesy of Akademische Druck - u. Verlagsanstalt - Graz, Austria, we provide here access to their definitive facsimiles of the ancient accordion fold books created hundreds of years ago by Aztec, Maya and Mixtec scribes.

Access to the duc de Loubat codex facsimilies in conjunction with Universitätsbibliothek Rostock and Bibliothek der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW), with thanks to Michael Dürr FAMSI project coordinator, Mr. Rosenau of Mikro-Univers, Ms. Danielewski and Dr. Thiemer-Sachse of the Free University of Berlin.

Maya Codices with commentary
A basic history of the ancient Maya accordion-folded books, were written in June, 2003 for FAMSI, by Randa Marhenke. Ms. Marhenke’s outstanding familiarity with Maya Codices is a product of her focused study of the Maya for more than twenty years.

Mixtec Codices with commentary
The following pages are intended as a basic introduction to the codices of highland México. These Pre-Columbian style books were employed by a multi-cultural royal class that dominated central and southern México between 1200-1520.

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