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by Diego Duran,Doris Heyden

Category: Americas
Subcategory: History books
Author: Diego Duran,Doris Heyden
ISBN: 0806126493
ISBN13: 978-0806126494
Language: English
Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr; 1st THUS edition (October 1, 1994)
Pages: 642
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by Diego Duran (Author), Doris Heyden (Translator). Florentine Codex: Book 1: Book 1: The Gods (Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain).

by Diego Duran (Author), Doris Heyden (Translator). Bernardino de Sahagun.

History of the Indies of New Spain (The Civilization of the American Indian Series). The History of the Indies of New Spain (Civilization of the American Indian Series). The Aztecs: The History of the Indies of New Spain.

This is the first translation of Fray Diego Duran's history of the Aztecs that has been a staple in its field of history

This is the first translation of Fray Diego Duran's history of the Aztecs that has been a staple in its field of history. The history was written after the conquest of the Aztecs, and defines the story from the origins of the Aztecs all the way through the Spanish conquest.

Fray Diego Durán's The History of the Indies of New Spain, translated, annotated and with . Diego Durán, cited in Doris Heyden, "Diego Durán", in Encyclopedia of Mexico, vol. 1, Chicago: Fitzroy and Dearborn, 1997, p. 421. Doris Heyden xxv-xxvi.

Fray Diego Durán's The History of the Indies of New Spain, translated, annotated and with introduction by Doris Heyden. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. an article analyzing the Aztec Eight Commandments as documented by Durán. High-resolution scans of The History of the Indies of New Spain in the original Spanish.

Fray Diego Duran's History of the Indians of New Spain, newly translated by Doris Heyden, is a vivid evocation of the Aztec world before the Spanish conquest. A sixteenth-century Dominican friar, Duran was born in Spain but raised in Mexico. Based on a Nahuatl chronicle now lost and on interviews with living Aztec informants, Duran's History describes the intrigues and court life of the elite: their sumptuous clothing.

Dur n traces the history of the Aztecs from their mythic origins to the destruction of the empire, and des".

An unabridged translation of a 16th century Dominican friar's history of the Aztec world before the Spanish conquest, based on a now-lost Nahuatl chronicle and interviews with Aztec informants. Dur n traces the history of the Aztecs from their mythic origins to the destruction of the empire, and des".

Duran traces the history of the Aztecs from their mythic origins to the destruction of the empire, and .

Duran traces the history of the Aztecs from their mythic origins to the destruction of the empire, and describes the court life of the elite, the common people, and life in times of flood, drought, and war. Includes an introduction and annotations providing background on recent studies of colonial Mexico, and 62 b&w illustrations from the original manuscript. An unabridged translation of a 16th century Dominican friar's history of the Aztec world before the Spanish conquest, based on a now-lost Nahuatl chronicle and interviews with Aztec informants.

Diego Durán (c. 1537 – 1588) was a Dominican friar best known for his authorship of one of the earliest Western books on the history and culture of the Aztecs, The History of the Indies of New Spain, a book that was much criticised in his lifetime f. . 1537 – 1588) was a Dominican friar best known for his authorship of one of the earliest Western books on the history and culture of the Aztecs, The History of the Indies of New Spain, a book that was much criticised in his lifetime for helping the "heathen" maintain their culture. Also known as the Durán Codex, The History of the Indies of New Spain was completed in about 1581. Durán also wrote Book of the Gods and Rites (1574–1576), and Ancient Calendar (c. 1579)

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Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Collapse Availability. Durán traces the history of the Aztecs from their mythic origins to the destruction of the empire. Read associated articles: Aztec, Aztec society, Crónica X, Diego Durán, Human sacrifice in Aztec culture, Tlacaelel, Xiuhcoatl.

xxxvi + 642 pp. with 63 illus. & 1 map, 8vo. (d.j.).
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