Digitized facsimile of a twelve-book codex that describes Aztec life before the Spanish conquest. Created under the supervision of Franciscan friar Bernardino de Sahagún in the 1500s, the Florentine Codex was compiled from records of conversations and interviews with indigenous people in Tlatelolco, Texcoco, and Tenochtitlan. Includes full-color illustrations. The 8.5” x 11.5” pages are in 300 dpi TIF format, and each image is approximately 25 megabytes. Smaller JPEGs (500 kilobytes each) are included for faster browsing.