Category Archives: Codex-Day

Saturday is Codex-Day (7)

Happy new year again for all the dear readers of this blog. Being New-Year today according to our Gregorian calendar, there is nothing closer than talking about the new year celebration in the Aztec calendar. And there we already have … Continue reading

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Saturday is Codex-Day (6)

Today, we will have one of the most direct references to human sacrifice in all the literature of the Aztecs. It can be found in the Codex Magliabecchiano on page 70r and looks like this: I won’t write about the … Continue reading

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Saturday is Codex-Day (5)

Codex-Day is a wonderful day. I can tell you, there are so many interesting pages in the Codices, that I really can’t say, which one I want to present you the next time. Also it helps to understand the Aztec/Maya-Polytheism … Continue reading

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Saturday is Codex-Day (4)

Yes dear readers, Saturday Sunday is Codex-Day. This week, I’ll present the Codex page a bit later, but in exchange, we’ll have a woman today. A woman with a knife! Have a look at this page 6r from the Codex … Continue reading

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Saturday is Codex-Day (3)

Welcome back to another Codex-Day – have it really been already 3 weeks? Last week, we began with a page of the Codex Vaticanus B and compared it to a Page from Codex Borgia. Today, I want to exclusively show … Continue reading

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Saturday is Codex-Day (2)

Welcome to our second Codex-Day. As you know already, every Saturday, I’ll presenting one (or in today’s case: two) Codex pages with several explanations along with them. After last week’s look at a Codex Page from after the arrival of … Continue reading

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Saturday is Codex-Day (1)

From now on repeating every Caturday Saturday, I will present to you a Codex page with several explanations. Thanks to the efforts of Mesoamericanists all around the world and especially the site famsi.org, it’s today possible to have a look … Continue reading

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