Codex Vaticanus B
Codex Vaticanus B, also known as Codex Vaticanus 3773, is an Aztec ritual and divinatory document. It is a member of the Borgia Group of manuscripts. It contains 49 leaves, 48 of them are painted on both sides.
The place of origin is region of Choluli in Puebla, Tlaxcala, in Mexico. It is one of largest codices from Borgia Group. Written in the Nahuatl language, it was made from animal skin. Currently it is housed at the Vatican Library.
It was translated by Eduard Seler and published in 1902 in London.
Facsimile: Codex Vaticanus B (3773), Rome, Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana; Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA) Graz 1972. Colour facsimile edition of the Old Mexican pictorial manuscript in possession of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. 96 pp., size: 155 x 135 mm. Total length 7,3 metres, in leporello folding. Encased in box with leather spine. Commentary: F. Anders, Vienna, 48 pp. text, 9 text ill., 1 fould-out-plate. CODICES SELECTI, Vol. XXXVI
- Nowotny, Karl Anton (2005). Tlacuilolli: Style and Contents of the Mexican Pictorial Manuscripts with a Catalog of the Borgia Group. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 382. ISBN 978-0-8061-3653-0.
- Codex Vaticanus 3773, Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
- Universitätsbibliothek Rostock - Codex Vaticanus 3773 B (Loubat 1900)
- Borgia Group of Unknown Provenience
- Page from Vaticanus B