Notes

1 For an overview of Central Mexican writing in general, see Boone 2000.

2 Klein 1992.

3 Carrasco 1999, 7)

4 Navarrete 2008.

5 Orozco y Berra 1877.

6 Kranz 2001, 249.

7 Navarrete 2008.

8 Navarrete 2007, 2008.

9 On the image of Santiago in Figure 8, see Blanco Iraveda and Martínez Serrano 2008.

10 “Guerra. yaoyotl. necaliliztli. tlayecoliztli. & per metapho. mitl. chimalli. atl. tlachinolli. vel, teuatl, tlachnolli” (Molina 1555, 134r).

11 Houston, Stuart, and Taube 2006, 202-207.

12 On the bundling, then cremation, of Aztec nobles, see Codex Magliabechiano folios 65v-69r (Boone 1983). On Central Mexican burial practices in general, see Smith 2003, 206-211.

13 For more information about Row 4 and the flight from Tenochtitlan, see the “Counting: Tomorrow, the Day After Tomorrow” Nahua tutorial.

14 Baird 1988, 17; Daniel 2006.

15 “Gouernar. nite, pachoa. nite, yacana. & per metaphoram. nite, itqui. nite, mama. nocuexanco, nomamalhuazco yelouatiuh. nocuitlapan. noteputzco yeloac. petlapan, ycpalpan nica” (Molina 1555: 131v; see also Sell and Burkhart 2009, 143.

16 Diel 2005.

17 Houston, Stuart, and Taube 2006, 202-207; cf. Asselbergs 2008, 73.

18 Hamann 2002, 93-94.