[Syllabary with elements of Nahuatl pictograms combined with European letters] Return to object viewer [Syllabary with elements of Nahuatl pictograms combined with European letters] Place [Perugia] Publisher [Pietro Giacopo Petrucci] Date ; 1492-1600 Notes Set of pictographs which includes Aztec or Nahuatl symbols, such as Indigenous figures, bird in a tree, symbol for house, and the Aztec god Huitzilopochtli (with serpent and shield), eagle, and others.This book, a manual of instructions for missionaries to Mexico that described indigenous religious rites and customs, was the first book by a Mexican to be published in Europe. The author gives a firsthand account of the evangelization of Mexico. Part of Valades, Diego, fl. 1580Rhetorica christiana ad concionandi, et orandi usum accommodata ...Perusiae [Perugia]; Apud Petrumiccobum PotrutiumBA579 V136r JCB Call Number BA579 V136r Accession Number 1387 Format Visual Material Subject Artifacts, industry, and human activities Indigenous peoples Indigenous peoples Catholic Church--Missions Picture writing, Mexican Geographic area Spanish America Language Nahuatl 1.2X 0.9X Dimensions 17.1 cm. x 23.1 cm. Material ink paper Technique engraving Add to project Close notification Looks like you're on a mobile device To annotate, collaborate, and publish projects you need to switch to desktop.