Aztec codices  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Aztec codices (Template:Lang-nah Template:IPA-nah) are books written by pre-Columbian and colonial-era Aztecs. These codices provide some of the best primary sources for Aztec culture. The pre-Columbian codices differ from European codices in that they are largely pictorial; they were not meant to symbolize spoken or written narratives.

Other codices


  • Codex Vergara - records the border lengths of Mesoamerican farms and calculates their areas.
  • Códice de Santa María Asunción - Aztec census, similar to Codex Vergara

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