[Translation of the Nahuatl (right-hand column) by James Lockhart:]
Fifteenth chapter, where it is said how the Spaniards came from Itztapalapan when they reached Mexico.
Then they set out in this direction, about to enter Mexico here. Then they all dressed and equipped themselves for war. They girt themselves, tying their battle gear tightly on themselves and then on their horses. Then they arranged themselves in rows, files, ranks.
Four horse[men] came ahead, going first, staying ahead,
[Translation of the Spanish (left-hand column) by James Lockhart:]
Chapter Fifteen, of how the Spaniards departed from Itztapalapan to enter Mexico.
The Spaniards departed from Itztapalapan all outfitted for war and ordered by squadrons. Some horsemen went ahead to see if there was some ambush; they also took the greyhounds ahead. Don Hernando Cortés went in the rear guard with many other Spaniards, all armed and in order. After them went the baggage and the artillery on its carriages. Many Indian warriors went along, with all their arms, many Tlaxcalans and Huexotzinca. In this order they