Codices of Mexico: The Old Book of the New World 2019 Education Event in Abu Dhabi
Codices of Mexico: The Old Book of the New World
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Codices of Mexico: The Old Book of the New World exhibition will showcase the preserved the ancestral wisdom of the original people of the Mexican nation.
The codices are one of the most important sources to approach the ancient cultures of Mexico. They are a memory of the high degree of cultural, scientific and artistic development of the native people of Mexico.
Elaborated on different materials such amate paper, skin, maguey fibre, cotton and European paper, represent complex systems of beliefs and knowledge that cover all areas of life: geographical, historical, economic, calendrical and symbolic records.
The validity of these documents is not limited to the past, even today, communities resort to them as a historical source, legal support and a symbol of identity.
To attend the event, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE AND TIME:
Tue, Apr 30, 2019 11:30 AM – Mon, Sep 30, 2019 08:00 PM
Qasr Al Watan Library, Abu Dhabi