CODEX DRESDENSIS

CODEX FEJE`ERVA`RY-MAYER;

 

CODEX ZANI-COSPI; CODEX BORGIA;

 

Anne Birrell: Chinese Mythology.

   

2 u. prisoner

{Hsin_ T'ien "punished by heaven",

decapitated,

decapitated,

yet remained standing

yet lived ChM, p. 217}

   
 

CB

4 u., # 1. god having speckled

64, # 4. god having speckled

eye-ring, speckled lips,

Eye-ring, speckled lips,

snailshell-necklace

snailshell-necklace

8 u., # 13. death-god

70, # 10. death-god

8 u., # 14. leopard

70, # 11. leopard

9 u., # 17. blindfolded god

69, # 12. blindfolded god

10 u., # 19. bird-headed god

68, # 13. vulture

10 u., # 20. death-god

66, # 14. death-goddess

   

5 to 6 m. 4 gods drilling fire

49 to 52. 4 gods drilling fire

   

7 m. man with bird before face

6, # 88. man with bird pecking on scalp

 

(for lice ?) {cf. Maori Rehua}

   
 

CFM

8 l. 2 gods approaching temples

33 to 34 l. 4 gods approaching temples

   
 

CB

9 l. woman with crossbones on skirt;

47 m. women with crossbones on skirt

 

Cihuateteo, otherwise

skull-headed

depicted skull-headed

13 l. doe deer married to god

{doe deer married Manu, acc. to

 

Markandeya Pura_na}

15 u. & m. 4 gods, upside-down,

{Tane-mahuta, upside-down,

becoming trees;

became tree, acc. to Maori}

60, # 11. tree; woman having

woman having

coiled snake on her head coiled snake on her head

 

16 to 17 u. 2 travellers with staves

55. 4 travellers with staves

   
 

CFM

19 m. woman facing

43 l. woman (?) facing

death-god having on him

skull-headed mummy having on it

dot-encircled spots

dot-encircled spots

   
 

CL

20 to 21 u. 4 women presenting children

27. woman (?) presenting child

21 m. dog

{dog P'an Hu "plate gourd"

married (?) woman

married woman ChM, p. 119}

23 m. fish presented by

{if asked for fish,

woman with snake on head

will give snake? Gospel}

   
 

CFM

25 u. to 28 u. 4 opossums

43 to 47. 4 opossums

   
 

CB

26 l. to 28 l. 3 trees, each with

58, # 16. tree with

footprints on path

footprints on path

   

33 m. to 35 m. 3 gods, each

38. 4 gods, each

emerging from snake

emerging from dragon

36 m. snake beneath vulture

68, # 13. snake beside vulture-temple

   

37 m. man emerging from conch

42. black man emerging from conch

in water, with

in water, with

God C^ak ("red")

Cipactli-helmeted god, red shawl

38 m. bird-headed god

27, lower left. macaw-helmeted Tlaloc

in rain

producing rain

41 u. black god upon stepped pit

8, # 50. man falling into stepped pit

41 m. god with ax, chopping (?) tree

19, # 7. god with ax, chopping tree

   
 

CL

42 u. crossroads (?) with snake

41 l. crossroads with Tlaltecuhtli

42 u. man upon stepped platform

4. man upon stepped platform

   

42 m. god with (married to ?)

{S`iva married to

black goddess

goddess Ka_li_ "black")

   
 

CFM

42 l. god, sides of body

26, # 10. god, sides of body

different colors

different colors

   

44 u. god holding fish [cf. Maya glyph

{Yoruba god grasped fish; grasping by

"fish-in-hand" of 9-day cycle]

T_o`r of salmon-Loki in Edda}

   

44 m. to 45 m. 4 antelopes (?)

{cf. Akan ritual of breaking of

 

legs of live antelopes; Bon ritual of

 

amputating legs of live does, with

 

Bon myth of kings by a ladder

descending from skies

descending from sky}

   
 

CB

46 to 50. piercing by darts of

53 to 54. piercing by darts of

5 victims

5 targets

[47. puma is pierced]

[CZC, p. 11. leopard is pierced]

49. piercer, snake issuing from mouth

25. atlatler, snake issuing from mouth

   

58 l. Lamat-headed god

38. Lamat on god's garb

   

60 u. atlatler on platform

19, # 2. atlatler on platform

   

60 l. god as feathered-serpent-

72. 3 gods, each feathered-serpent-

rider

encircled

   

61. rabbit in snake's mouth

19, # 7. rabbit in rattlesnake's mouth

   

67 u. 2 Chac-s; clouds overhead

27. 5 Tlaloc-s; clouds overhead

69 u. Chac emerging from tree

{cf. Mixtec origin-myth}

   

65 to 69 l. 13 places of Chac

{cf. Popol Vuh}

   

69. opossum (?)-helmeted

59, # 13. opossum-helmeted

black god

black man

74. bird atop head of

58, # 18. bird cuddled by

black god

black man

   
 

CL

74. sky-reptile producing deluge

11. monster producing deluge (?)