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ARTH 323 Arts of Colonial Latin America: Web Sites

A guide to resources for the arts of Colonial Latin America

Museum Collections

Web Gateways to Mesoamerican Art


Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, an early seventeenth-century Spanish Jesuit exegist, philosopher, and scholar, was a prolific writer in several fields.  This is one of the earliest encyclopedic discussions of the flora and fauna of the New world.  Note that many of the Nahuatl (Aztec) names for animals and plants are used in this book.