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

Alternative Titles:
  • Codex de Huamelulpan
  • Códice de Tulane
  • Codex Daza
  • Huamelulpan Roll
Codex Tulane – Latin American Library at Tulane University (New Orleans, USA)
Imageof
Price Category: € (under 1,000€)
Edition available
Price: Login here!
  1. Short Description
  2. Codicology
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
Alternative Titles
Codex de Huamelulpan
Códice de Tulane
Codex Daza
Huamelulpan Roll
Size / Format
1 scroll / 377.0 × 25.0 cm
Date
Mid 16th century
Script
Cursiva
Illustrations
Miniatures including depictions of landscapes, rituals, hieroglyphics, 112 human figures, and a map
Content
Genealogies of the rulers from two cities in southern Puebla
Previous Owners
1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Codex Tulane“

Der Codex Tulane Facsimile

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

Der Codex Tulane Facsimile

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 the form of a scroll. Paper margin cut according to the original. Stored in a tube.
Commentary
1 volume (142 pages) by Mary E. Smith and Ross Parmenter
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.
Price Category: € (under 1,000€)
Edition available
Price: Login here!
  1. Matching Works
  2. Matching Background Articles
Matching Works
Notitia Dignitatum
Notitia Dignitatum

The famous ledger for the management of the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity

Experience More
The Crusades: The Siege of Rhodes
The Crusades: The Siege of Rhodes

Authored by the Grand Master of the Order of St. John and furnished with 52 full-page miniatures: an account of the successful defense of Rhodes against the Turks in 1480

Experience More
Matching Background Articles
Publisher