Hernando (de) Alvarado Tezozómoc was a colonial Nahua noble. A son of Diego de Alvarado Today he is known for the Crónica Mexicayotl, a Nahuatl- language history . Los privilegios perdidos: Hernando Alvarado Tezozómoc, su tiempo, su nobleza, y su Crónica mexicana (in Spanish). Mexico City: UNAM. Century Codex of the Cronica. Mexicana of Hernando Alvarado. Tezozomoc. D. W. MCPHEETERS. A T THE BEGINNING of the writer had occasion to. Although no sources exist that document Tezozomoc’s formal education, his scholarly knowledge is patent in his Cronica Mexicana (c. ), written in Spanish.

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August Mexicaha how and when to remove this template message. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? It creates a hybrid genre in which alphabetic writing is used to transcribe oral and pictographic ancient accounts.

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An ambivalent discourse of admiration and abjection emerges, as a result of narrating native practices that at times conflict with Christian principles. A second narrative attributed to Tezozomoc is the so-called Cronica Mexicayotlwritten in Nahuatl, in a preconquest format known as annals.

Moctezuma II Ruler of Tenochtitlan. Translated by Susan Schroeder and J. We appreciate your support of the preservation tesozomoc, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. In the introduction Tezozomoc expresses his role as keeper and transmitter of the ancient Mexica word, a privilege the Mexica wise men granted him because of his lineage.


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Stanford University Press, For other people with the same name, see Tezozomoc disambiguation. This historian from Mexico-Tenochtitlan, commonly known as Tezozomoc, wrote two narratives on pre-conquest Mexico. These texts are important sources for critical investigations in different areas of tezpzomoc, from linguistics to the social sciences, cultural studies, and postcolonial studies.

This format, distinct from the European format of same name, was used mainly by native historians and focused on chronological events of quotidian as well as of remarkable character. Tlapalizquixochtzin Ruler of Ecatepec.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Although no sources exist that document Tezozomoc’s formal education, his scholarly knowledge is patent in his Cronica Mexicana c. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

Alvarado Tezozomoc, Don Hernando c. This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Matlaccoatzin Ruler of Ecatepec. Views Read Edit View history.

Alvarado Tezozomoc, Don Hernando (c. 1525–c. 1610)

Check out the top books of the year on our page A,varado Books of Axayacatl Ruler of Tenochtitlan. Don Hernando de Alvarado Tezozomoc. A member of the Calmecac. Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

The Aztec Accounts mexicaja the Conquest of Mexico. The Nahuas after the Conquest. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Tezozomoc was a grandson of Motecuzoma Xocoyotl, tlatoani ruler of Tenochtitlan c. Aztec nobility Aztec scholars Historians of Mesoamerica Interpreters Nahuatl-language writers Novohispanic Mesoamericanists 16th-century Mesoamericanists 16th-century historians 16th-century indigenous people of the Americas 16th-century Mexican people 16th-century births Mesoamerica stubs Mexican people stubs.


The Best Books of Written after the conquest under an alien political and ideological hegemony, these narratives provide insight into the processes of meaning-making and representation. Edited by Manuel Orozco y Berra.

Looking for beautiful books? His works, published during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, are important sources on the history of Tenochtitlan, the most important center of the so-called Aztec Empire.

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Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article. This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat Composed of chapters—two are lost—this narrative, in the format of a European chronicle, focuses on the rise and fall of Tenochtitlan.

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Retrieved from ” https: The Cronica Mexicayotl contains an imperial history of the Mexica Empire and a genealogical history of its rulers. A noble man, descendent of the ruling class.