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A commentary on the Dresden codex

a Maya hieroglyphic book
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American Philosophical Society , Philadelphia
Codex Dresdensis
Other titlesCodex Dresdensis Maya. 1972.
Statement[by] J. Eric S. Thompson.
SeriesMemoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 93, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ;, v. 93.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11 .P612 vol. 93, F1435.3P6 .P612 vol. 93
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5756834M
ISBN 100871690934
LC Control Number71121296

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Publication date Series Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 93 Note "The Dresden codex (The facsimile)" p.

[]-[] Companion vol. to the author's Maya hieroglyphic writing: an introduction, and A catalog of Maya hieroglyphs. Edition Notes Bibliography: p. "The Dresden codex (The facsimile)" p.

[]-[] Companion vol. to the author's Maya hieroglyphic writing: an introduction, and A catalog of Maya hieroglyphs. Series Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 93, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ;, by: A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book Volume 93 of Memoirs Series Volume 93 of Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge, ISSN Volume 93 of Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, American Philosophical Society, ISSN Download Citation | OnMARSHALL DURBIN published: A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book.

Eric S. Thompson. | Find, read and. Archaeology: A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book.J. ERIC S. THOMPSONAuthor: Marshall Durbin.

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Commentary On The Dresden Codex full free pdf books. The Dresden Codex – and a short list of books you might want to study during your last week on planet Earth. The Dresden Codex also known as Codex Dresdensis was written in the eleventh or twelfth century but is considered to be a copy of a Maya text several hundred years older.

This makes it the oldest book written in the Americas. The Dresden Codex The most complete of the surviving Maya codices, the Dresden Codex came to the Royal Library in Dresden in after being purchased from a private collector in Vienna.

It was drawn by no fewer than eight different scribes and it is believed that it was created sometime between and A.D.

during the Postclassic Maya. Only four Mayan manuscripts still exist worldwide, of which the oldest and best preserved is the Dresden Codex, held in the collections of the Saxon State and University Library. The manuscript was purchased for the Dresden court library in in Vienna, as a “Mexican book.” In it was identified as a Mayan manuscript.

Consisting of 39 leaves, inscribed on both sides, and. The total of B and interval of days is the same as the date C, in the Dresden Codex mentioned only by the dates of calendar circle — 1 Ahau 18 Uo. The total of B or B and 9, days is forming next dates D and E.

Their last day always falls on 1 Ahau from day tzolkin, as stressed in the Codex. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited by: "The Dresden codex (The facsimile)" p.

[]-[]. Companion vol. to the author's Maya hieroglyphic writing: an introduction, and A catalog of Maya hieroglyphs. Description: pages: color facsimiles ; 29 x 39 cm.

Contents: Information in colonial sources on Maya writing --Codex Dresden. Appearance and history --Commentary --Final comments. NOTE —— In pursuance of the plan of publishing translations of valuable contributions to the study of the Maya hieroglyphs, the Museum Committee on Central American Research has the pleasure of offering the following translation of Dr.

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Ernst Förstemann's important Commentary on the Maya Manuscript in the Royal Library of Dresden, generally known as the Dresden Codex.

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Dresden Codex, Latin Codex Dresdensis, one of the few collections of pre-Columbian Mayan hieroglyphic texts known to have survived the book burnings by the Spanish clergy during the 16th century (others include the Madrid, Paris, and Grolier codices).It contains astronomical calculations—eclipse-prediction tables, the synodical period of Venus—of exceptional accuracy.

Item Details “A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hieroglyphic Book,” by J. Eric S. Thompson, published Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society,pp. Contains color photographic plates of the codex, with corresponding page numbers to the back of the book, with the commentary in the first part of the book.

The codex was rediscovered in the city of Dresden and is how the Maya book received its present name. It is located in the museum of the Saxon State Library in Dresden, Germany.

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These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours. Commentary on the Maya manuscripts in the Royal public library of Dresden by Dr. Ernst Förstemann; Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, First Edition. Fine/very good. A fine first edition [HAND T] in a very good dust jacket. Printed at the Stinehour Press, Vermont. Brown buckram covers with gold title stamping on cover and spine.

Gold end papers. From the private library of Larry. InIan Graham visited Dresden and made slides of the Dresden Codex (personal communication: ). From this collection of slides, I have seen only one print: a beautiful partial of Dresden p in a book entitled "Vanished Civilizations of the World" (editor: Edward Bacon, Thames and Hudson, McGraw-Hill, ).

The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book, the oldest surviving book written in the Americas, dating to the 11th or 12th century. The codex was rediscovered in the city of Dresden, Germany, hence the book's present is located in the museum of the Saxon State Library. A Commentary on the Dresden Codex by J.

Eric Thompson. Call Number: UNLV Oversize FP6 T5. ISBN: Publication Date: Codex Dresdensis Maya (R). More Information Future Library Hours Book 'n Bean Hours Parking Information.

Contact Ask Us. Text: (). Page 58 of the Dresden Codex contains in its right-most columns (Figure 1) the heading of a computational table that follows the manuscript’s noted eclipse nature of the table on pages is complex and subject to some debate, and here I will happily put aside any in-depth discussion of its numerology in order to simply point out an unusual paleographical feature of a day sign.

A Commentar y on the D resden Codex: A M aya Hierogplyphic Book, American P hilosophi cal Socie ty, Phil adelphia. A Commentary on the Dresden Codex: A Maya Hierogplyphic Book.

The Dresden Codex is the oldest surviving book from the Americas, dating to the thirteenth or fourteenth century. The codex was rediscovered in the city of D.

The Dresden Codex (Codex Dresdensis) is held in the Sächsische Landesbibliothek (SLUB), the state library in Dresden, is the most elaborate of the codices, and also a highly important specimen of Maya sections are ritualistic (including so-called 'almanacs'), others are of an astrological nature (eclipses, the Venus cycles).The codex is written on a long sheet of paper.

April. InIan Graham visited Dresden and made slides of the Dresden Codex (personal communication: Octo ). In this collection of slides, I have seen only one print: a very beautiful part of page 49 of the Dresden, in a book entitled "Vanished Civilizations of the World" (editor: Edward Bacon, Thames and Hudson, McGraw-Hill, ).

Maya Calendar Dresden Codex Pg 69 Mesoamerican Mexico Lithograph Pr MAYA MANUSCRIPT Commentary DRESDEN CODEX Dr. Forstemann MAYAN PRE-C Dresden Codex 11th Or 12th Century Mayan Book Astronomy.A commentary on the Dresden codex: a Maya hieroglyphic book.

Richter Stacks Oversize ZP v Forstemann, Ernst Wilhelm. Commentary on the Maya manuscripts in the Royal public library of Dresden. Richter Stacks EH v.4 no Guthe, Carl Eugen. A possible solution of the number series on pages 51 to 58 of the Dresden codex.THE DRESDEN CODEX. from FAMSI Website We first learn of the Dresden Codex when we hear that Johann Christian Götze, Director of the Royal Library at Dresden, obtained the codex from the private owner in Vienna in InGötze gave it to the Royal Library, where it still resides (The library's current name is the Sächsische Landesbibliothek).