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Commentary on the Dresden Codex (Mayan Studies Series , No 1)

by Ernst Forstemann

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Published by Aegean Park Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Reference,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSelma Wesselhoeft (Translator), A. M. Parker (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11304232M
    ISBN 100894121804
    ISBN 109780894121807
    OCLC/WorldCa28204573

    Codex Dresdensis, pp. Click on the image to enlarge.. Top of p. A Bacab carrying a jaguar (symbol of war).. Middle of p. Sun god in his temple or his hut.. Bottom of p. God K (Bolon Dz'acab) offering a beheaded turkey to the acante.. J. Eric S. Thompson, A Commentary on the Dresden Codex (Philadelphia, ) p. Back to Codex Dresdensis.   A Commentary on the Dresden Codex by J. Eric Thompson. Call Number: UNLV Oversize FP6 T5. ISBN: Publication Date: Codex Dresdensis Maya (R). More Information Future Library Hours Book 'n Bean Hours Parking Information. Contact Ask Us! Text: ().

    A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book Hardcover – Jan. 1 by John Eric Sidney Thompson (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Reviews: 2. Codex, manuscript book, especially of Scripture, early literature, or ancient mythological or historical annals. The earliest type of manuscript in the form of a modern book (i.e., a collection of written pages stitched together along one side), the codex replaced the earlier rolls of papyrus and.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The codex was rediscovered in the city of Dresden and is how the Maya book received its present name.

It is located in the museum of the Saxon State Library in Dresden, Germany. Free Download (below donate buttons) Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 9 people gave donations.

These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours. A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book Hardcover – January 1, by John Eric Sidney Thompson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratingsCited by:   Commentary on the Dresden Codex by Ernst Forstemann (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book Volume 93 of Memoirs Series Volume 93 of Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge, ISSN Volume 93 of Memoirs of the American Philosophical Commentary on the Dresden Codex book, American Philosophical Society, ISSN The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book, the oldest surviving from the Americas, dating to the 13th or 14th century.

The codex was rediscovered in the city of Dresden, Germany, hence the book's present is located in the museum of the Saxon State Library. The book suffered serious water damage during World War II.

The pages are made of amate, 8 inches (20 cm) high, and can be folded. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited by: InIan Graham visited Dresden and made slides of the Dresden Codex (personal communication: ).

From this collection of slides, I have seen only one print: a beautiful partial of Dresden p in a book entitled "Vanished Civilizations of the World" (editor: Edward Bacon, Thames and Hudson, McGraw-Hill, ).

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The Dresden Codex (Codex Dresdensis) is held in the Sächsische Landesbibliothek (SLUB), the state library in Dresden, is the most elaborate of the codices, and also a highly important specimen of Maya sections are ritualistic (including so-called 'almanacs'), others are of an astrological nature (eclipses, the Venus cycles).The codex is written on a long sheet of paper.

The Dresden Codex The most complete of the surviving Maya codices, the Dresden Codex came to the Royal Library in Dresden in after being purchased from a private collector in Vienna.

It was drawn by no fewer than eight different scribes and it is believed that it was created sometime between and A.D. during the Postclassic Maya. The total of B and interval of days is the same as the date C, in the Dresden Codex mentioned only by the dates of calendar circle — 1 Ahau 18 Uo.

The total of B or B and 9, days is forming next dates D and E. Their last day always falls on 1 Ahau from day tzolkin, as stressed in the Codex. A Commentary on the Dresden Codex by J. Eric Thompson. American Philosophical Society, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Edition Notes Bibliography: p. "The Dresden codex (The facsimile)" p. []-[] Companion vol. to the author's Maya hieroglyphic writing: an introduction, and A catalog of Maya hieroglyphs.

Series Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 93, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ;, by:   Commentary on the Dresden Codex (Mayan Studies Series) by Ernst Forstemann (Author), Selma Wesselhoeft (Translator), A.

Parker (Translator) & 0 more ISBN Author: Ernst Forstemann. Dresden Codex, Latin Codex Dresdensis, one of the few collections of pre-Columbian Mayan hieroglyphic texts known to have survived the book burnings by the Spanish clergy during the 16th century (others include the Madrid, Paris, and Grolier codices).It contains astronomical calculations—eclipse-prediction tables, the synodical period of Venus—of exceptional accuracy.

Commentary on the Maya manuscripts in the Royal public library of Dresden by Dr. Ernst Förstemann; Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "The Dresden codex (The facsimile)" p.

[]-[] Companion vol. to the author's Maya hieroglyphic writing: an introduction, and A catalog of Maya hieroglyphs. Related Work Codex Dresdensis Maya ISBN "The Dresden codex (The facsimile)" p. []-[]. Companion vol. to the author's Maya hieroglyphic writing: an introduction, and A catalog of Maya hieroglyphs.

Description: pages: color facsimiles ; 29 x 39 cm. Contents: Information in colonial sources on Maya writing --Codex Dresden. Appearance and history --Commentary --Final comments.

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. The manuscript was purchased for the Dresden court library in in Vienna, as a “Mexican book.” In it was identified as a Mayan manuscript.

Consisting of 39 leaves, inscribed on both sides, and. The Dresden Codex (Dresdensis Codex) is without a doubt, the most important pre-Hispanic document that has been preserved throughout the centuries. It is the oldest known book written in the Americas; of the hundreds of books that were used in Meso-America before the Spanish conquest, it is one of only 15 that have survived to the present s: : A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book () by Thompson, John Eric Sidney and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(6).The Grolier Codex Collection: private collection, New York Provenance: unknown Date: thirteenth century Dimensions: greatest height of page cm; average width of page cm Text: Venus Tables General remarks This is the fourth pre-Conquest codex known for the Maya; the others are the Dresden, Madrid, and Paris.