A genealogy in the form of a scroll: the only manuscript with information about the southern Puebla region of Mexico

Codex Tulane

South Puebla (Mexico) — Mid 16th century

Codex Tulane

Codex Tulane

South Puebla (Mexico) — Mid 16th century

  1. Richly illustrated scroll from the 16th century

  2. The mid-16th century manuscript presents the genealogy of the rulers of two cities in southern Puebla

  3. This unique specimen is one of the most treasured artifacts owned by the University of Tulane

Codex Tulane

Codex Tulane – Latin American Library at Tulane University (New Orleans, USA)
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Short Description

The Codex Tulane is one of the most magnificent Mexican illuminated manuscripts and presents information about the southern Puebla region; it is the only illuminated manuscript to contain information about this region and as such as a true unicum and a singular historical source.

Codex Tulane

The Codex Tulane is one of the most magnificent Mexican illuminated manuscripts and presents the genealogies of the rulers from two cities in southern Puebla. Developed in the early Colonial Era, it is the only preserved illuminated manuscript from this region and is held in safekeeping as a unique treasure in the University of Tulane.

Codicology

Size / Format
1 scroll / 377.0 x 25.0 cm
Date
Mid 16th century

1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Codex Tulane“

Der Codex Tulane
Codex Tulane – Latin American Library at Tulane University (New Orleans, USA)
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Der Codex Tulane

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Publisher
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA) – Graz, 1991
Limited Edition
200 copies
Binding
The codex is reproduced in form of a scroll. Paper margin cut according to the original. Encased in box.
Commentary
1 volume (142 pages) by M. E. Smith and R. Parmenter

Commentary (in English): M. E. Smith and R. Parmenter (New Orleans). X + 142 pp. with altogether 50 line drawings and black and white illustrations.
More Information
Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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