Historic Aztec codex enters the digital age with interactive app aimed to spur research

January 15, 2015 10:45 PM

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MEXICO CITY – A 16th century document describing the Aztec society of ancient Mexico has gone digital with a new app that aims to spur research and discussion.

The Codex Mendoza is a 1542 illustrated report ordered by Spanish viceroy Antonio de Mendoza to send home to the king of Spain. It details sources of riches, Aztec expansion and territorial tributes, and chronicles daily life and social dynamics.

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