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Codex Vaticanus B (3773) Facsimile Edition

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The Codex Vaticanus is the only manuscript belonging to the Codex-Borgia-group that has retained the original look of an old Mexican illuminated manuscript; on both sides painted bands of leperello deerskin, and outermost pages that are glued to reinforced wooden covers. 



From a composition and content point of view, this codex is chiefly a collectors’ manuscript of religious and prophetic content. It was a reference book for Priests or fortune-tellers in order that they could determine the different times and its variations, in particular the holy year of 260 days (Tonalpohualli) and its subdivisions, all according to their mythological and religious meaning as well as to powerful deities and godly aspects.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Codex Vaticanus B (3773)": Codex Vaticanus B (3773) facsimile edition, published by Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA), 1972

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Codex Vaticanus B (3773)

Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA), 1972

  • Commentary (German) by Anders, F.
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Codex Vaticanus B (3773): the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

Fcasimile in leporello folding. Encased in box with leather spine. Commentary: 48 pp. text, 9 text ill., 1 fould-out-plate.

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