Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl is one of the most controversial and provocative Mexican chroniclers from the colonial period. A descendant of both the famou. by Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Alva, ; Chavero, Alfredo, , ed Publisher México, Oficina tip. de la Secretaria de fomento. Conceptions of Time and History in New Spain: Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s. Historia de la nación chichimeca (~). Author: Richard Herzog. Stable URL.

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Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl and His Legacy is a collection of essays providing deeper perspective on the life, work, and legacy of Alva Ixtlilxochitl. Nahua people Mexican historians Historians of Mesoamerica Aztec scholars 16th-century births deaths in Mexico in Mexico Novohispanic Mesoamericanists 17th-century Mesoamericanists 17th-century historians Latin American artists of indigenous descent 17th-century indigenous painters of the Americas 17th-century Mexican people Indigenous writers of the Americas Mestizo writers People of New Spain 17th-century Mexican writers.

He was a distinguished student at the Imperial Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolcowhere he was educated in both Nahuatl and Spanish. Retrieved from ” https: This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Dupaix, with their respective scales of measurement and accompanying descriptions by Edward King Kingsborough Book in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. Fernando de Alba Ixtlilxochitl. The Allure of Nezahualcoyotl: This was an account of many events in New Spain, and many events of the Toltec people.

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While it is true that Feranndo Ixtlilxochitl distorts the history of Texcoco, his works offer a wealth of information about a notable Mesoamerican group.

Inhe was employed as interpreter by the viceroywhich appointment he owed to his learning and skill in explaining the hieroglyphic pictures of the ancient Mexicans. Contact Fernaneo Us Help. The University of Arizona Press publishes the work of leading scholars from around the globe. Title Page, Copyright pp.

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Alva Ixtlilxochitl and the Guadalupe Legend: Later toaccording to ChaveroAlva wrote the Spanish work Historia chichimecawhich refers to the same events, but with more organization.

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April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Edmundo O’Gormaned. The property, however, does not appear to have been large, as he complained in of the deplorable state of misery to which the posterity of the kings of Texcoco were reduced. Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de. Modern Language Association http: Prominent examples of the “Amerindian chronicle,” Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s numerous accounts narrate the history of his hometown from ancient times to the early sixteenth century, and portray the Aculhua Chichimecs from Texcoco as a great pre-Christian nation, whose evolution towards monotheism turned the Spanish invasion into a joyful encounter with the revealed Christian god.

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There are indications it was part of a larger work, the rest of which has been lost, or perhaps it was unfinished. Ffernando known as a Europeanized historian of Tetzcoco, he wrote prolifically, producing documents covering various aspects of pre- and postconquest history, religion, and literature. He compiled texts, manuscripts, and hundreds of engravings, as well as explanations and interpretations of the Mayan codexes Mendocino, Telleriano-Remensis and the Vatican codex.


fernajdo Interaction and Discourse in the Expansion of Europe. Incorporating these authors’ narratives into an understanding of Amerindian cultures is historically responsible, and also relevant to current discussions about Amerindian peoples’ historical rights to land and within globalization processes. Furthermore, these distortions may prove to be essential in determining how Amerindian intellectuals negotiated their place in colonial society.

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Nahua Intellectuals in Postconquest Mexico. He had also a profound knowledge of the traditions of his ancestors which were preserved in the national songs, and “was intimate with alvq old Native Americans famous for their knowledge of Mexican history. Credible, Accurate, and Approved: In he was governor of Texcoco, and in governor of Tlalmanalco.

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They become sedentary, adopting prestigious cultural practices from other nations, such as Nahuatl language and customs from Toltec groups. His works contain very important data for the history of Mexico, but except for Historia chichimecathey are written without order or method, the chronology is very faulty, and there is much repetition.