Narratives of Conquest in Guatemala Renae Mitchell  |  December 2010 From Lienzo de Tlaxcala (Glasgow ms. 1585)
from  Rhetorica Christiana , 1579
Conquista de Tenochtitlán por Cortés Latter 17 th  century
''Placing the Emperor in irons, Cortez caused seventeen of the men who had made the attack to be burned to death in front ...
''Conquest of Mexico: Hernando Cortes destroying his fleet at Vera Cruz 1519' Nicholas Eustache Maurin
''Conquest of Mexico: Hernando Cortes Opposed to Human Sacrifice” Nicholas Eustache Maurin
'L'armada de Cortès, partie de Cuba le 10 février, aborde sur la côte de Tabasco.'' The Conquest of Mexico:Visit of Hernan...
Conquista de Tenochtitlán por Cortés Latter 17 th  century
Madrid Codex  16 th  century (or 17 th ?)
Lienzo de Quauhquechollan  16 th  century (circa 1530)
Annals of the Cakchiquels  Original, late 16 th  century
From  Dresden Codex  pre-Colombian
Rigoberta Menchú
Newly discovered Maya mural at San Bartolo, Guatemala — the earliest known Maya painting, depicting the birth of the cosmo...
Lienzo de Quauhquechollan  16 th  century (circa 1530)
Lienzo de Tlaxcala  16 th  century (circa 1560)
Lienzo de Analco  16 th  century (circa xxx)
Ciudad Vieja, colonial capital of Guatemala San Martín Huaquechula, formerly Quauquechollan Ciudad Vieja, colonial capital...
Lienzo de Quauhquechollan— Beginning of narrative, when Jorge de Alvarado leads his army of Spanish and Nahua conquistador...
Lienzo de Quauhquechollan — Many battles are portrayed in the Lienzo, and in all of them we see the Quauquechollans fighti...
Annals of the Cakchiquels  Original, late 16 th  century
Plan de Iximché, “R ecordación  Florida” — by Fuentes y Guzmán. Iximché Sololá
Annals of the Cakchiquels  Original, late 16 th  century
Annals of the Kakchikels-- Xajil Chronicle .   Original, late 16 th  century
Guatemalan flag —Independence from Spain, 1821
Maya oral narratives—from vase painting of elderly god instructing scribes (c. 12 th  cent)
Rafael Alfarez Ovalle —author of Guatemala Himno nacional Kakchikel or ladino?
Guatemalan Civil War —1960-1996
Rigoberta Menchú
Currency based on indigenous imagery: Guatemala : Tecún Umán Honduras : Lempira
Lempira Day, based on indigenous imagery (and Pedro de Alvarado)
Narratives of Conquest and Domination Independence Holiday, based on indigenous imagery
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  1. 1. Narratives of Conquest in Guatemala Renae Mitchell | December 2010 From Lienzo de Tlaxcala (Glasgow ms. 1585)
  2. 2. from Rhetorica Christiana , 1579
  3. 3. Conquista de Tenochtitlán por Cortés Latter 17 th century
  4. 4. ''Placing the Emperor in irons, Cortez caused seventeen of the men who had made the attack to be burned to death in front of the palace. Then Montezuma was compelled to acknowledge himself and his subjects vassals of Charles V., and Cortez forced the fallen monarch to give him gold to the value of $10,000.''
  5. 5. ''Conquest of Mexico: Hernando Cortes destroying his fleet at Vera Cruz 1519' Nicholas Eustache Maurin
  6. 6. ''Conquest of Mexico: Hernando Cortes Opposed to Human Sacrifice” Nicholas Eustache Maurin
  7. 7. 'L'armada de Cortès, partie de Cuba le 10 février, aborde sur la côte de Tabasco.'' The Conquest of Mexico:Visit of Hernando Cortes (1485-1547) to Montezuma (1466-1520) in 1520
  8. 8. Conquista de Tenochtitlán por Cortés Latter 17 th century
  9. 9. Madrid Codex 16 th century (or 17 th ?)
  10. 10. Lienzo de Quauhquechollan 16 th century (circa 1530)
  11. 11. Annals of the Cakchiquels Original, late 16 th century
  12. 12. From Dresden Codex pre-Colombian
  13. 13. Rigoberta Menchú
  14. 14. Newly discovered Maya mural at San Bartolo, Guatemala — the earliest known Maya painting, depicting the birth of the cosmos and the divine right of a king
  15. 15. Lienzo de Quauhquechollan 16 th century (circa 1530)
  16. 16. Lienzo de Tlaxcala 16 th century (circa 1560)
  17. 17. Lienzo de Analco 16 th century (circa xxx)
  18. 18. Ciudad Vieja, colonial capital of Guatemala San Martín Huaquechula, formerly Quauquechollan Ciudad Vieja, colonial capital of Guatemala
  19. 19. Lienzo de Quauhquechollan— Beginning of narrative, when Jorge de Alvarado leads his army of Spanish and Nahua conquistadores out of Quauquechollan
  20. 20. Lienzo de Quauhquechollan — Many battles are portrayed in the Lienzo, and in all of them we see the Quauquechollans fighting side-by-side with the Spaniards.
  21. 21. Annals of the Cakchiquels Original, late 16 th century
  22. 22. Plan de Iximché, “R ecordación Florida” — by Fuentes y Guzmán. Iximché Sololá
  23. 23. Annals of the Cakchiquels Original, late 16 th century
  24. 24. Annals of the Kakchikels-- Xajil Chronicle . Original, late 16 th century
  25. 25. Guatemalan flag —Independence from Spain, 1821
  26. 26. Maya oral narratives—from vase painting of elderly god instructing scribes (c. 12 th cent)
  27. 27. Rafael Alfarez Ovalle —author of Guatemala Himno nacional Kakchikel or ladino?
  28. 28. Guatemalan Civil War —1960-1996
  29. 29. Rigoberta Menchú
  30. 30. Currency based on indigenous imagery: Guatemala : Tecún Umán Honduras : Lempira
  31. 31. Lempira Day, based on indigenous imagery (and Pedro de Alvarado)
  32. 32. Narratives of Conquest and Domination Independence Holiday, based on indigenous imagery

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