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Paris Codex


Paris Codex

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The Paris Codex is a digitally reproduced version of an ancient Maya book. Pre-Columbian Maya texts are called codices or screen-folded manuscripts. The Maya kept whole libraries of books containing information about their history, beliefs, astronomy, and calendrics. There are 22 pages in the codex containing hieroglyphics that scholars believe will add to our knowledge of the pre-Columbian civilization. The original is held by the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, France, and this digital... More
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: August 08, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 04, 2008
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Submitter: Daniel Zellner


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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