Borgia Group

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The first page of the Codex Fejérváry-Mayer.

The Borgia Group is the designation given by scholars to a number of mostly pre-Columbian documents from central Mexico, first identified by Eduard Seler. The manuscripts have survived despite their having reached Europe at an early date. They are distinguished by their religious content, while the pre-Columbian codices of the Mixtec group are principally historical. The place of origin and the linguistic identity of the creators of the codices have been subject to debate, but may well be Puebla - Tlaxcala - Western Oaxaca.[1][2] The main members of the Borgia Group are:

Also sometimes included are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glass, John B. "A Survey of Native Middle American Pictorial Manuscripts", article 22, Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources Part 3; Handbook of Middle American Indians. University of Texas Press 1975, p. 11.
  2. ^ Glass, John B. in collaboration with Donald Robertson. "A Census of Native Middle American Pictorial Manuscripts". article 23, Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources Part 3; Handbook of Middle American Indians. University of Texas Press 1975, census #33 pp. 98-100 ISBN 0-292-70154-3

Bibliography[edit]

Nowotny, Karl Anton (2005). Tlacuilolli: style and contents of the Mexican pictorial manuscripts with a catalog of the Borgia Group. George A. Everett, Jr. and Edward B. Sisson (trans. and eds.), with a foreword by Ferdinand Anders. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 0-8061-3653-7. OCLC 56527102.
Noguez, X; Lejarazu, M H; Paxton, M; Vela, E (August 2009). "Códices prehispánicos y coloniales tempranos" [Prehispanic and early colonial codices]. Arqueología Mexicana (in Spanish) (Edición especial,#31 ed.). México D.F.: Editorial Raíces, S.A. de C.V.: 24–44, 68–93. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14.

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