Dresden Codex


Dresden Codex

One of the few pre-Columbian Mayan codices, or collections of hieroglyphic texts, to survive book burnings by Spanish clergy. It contains exceptionally accurate astronomical calculations, including eclipse-prediction tables and the synodic period of Venus. The reputation of the Maya as astronomers is based largely on these figures.

Variants of DRESDEN CODEX

Dresden Codex Latin Codex Dresdensis

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