The Maya Hieroglyphic Codices
Version 5.0, With Improved Searching
Venus as a warrior god in the Dresden Codex
This site features a searchable translation and analysis of four codices (screenfold books) painted by
Maya scribes before the Spanish conquest in the early 16th century. The codices contain
information about Maya beliefs and rituals, as well as everyday activities,
all framed within an astronomical and calendrical context.
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