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Gods of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas

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      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 110) and index.

        LC Classifications1996
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 117 p. :
        Number of Pages88
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 101567993516
        2Myths of the world

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The Aztec religion also had female deities who accounted for about one-third of all Aztec gods, according to the "Handbook to Life in the Aztec World" by Manuel Aguilar Moreno. She often appeared with attributes of Chalchiuhtlicue, such as her headdress and the short lines rubbing down her cheeks. The drum separated night from day. Yum Caax is physically described as the one who wears a hat that is made from a sprouting ear of corn surrounded by its leaves.

In Boone's translation of the Magliabechiano Codex, Quetzalcoatl is Aztecs as being the son of Miclantecutli, Lord of the Place of the Dead. The priest then, become the human representation of the deity they are worshiping Smith, 203. Hunahpu and Xbalanque were the twin sons of Hun-hunahpu who tricked the lords of the underworld. She was expelled from paradise and the tree split into two. Foliage is the primary source of food for Aztecs.

The Gods of the Aztec, Mayan and Inca Empires

The eastern rain was a golden rain which fell lightly over the crops making the crops grow, a promise of life. Almost all representation of this goddess depict her deadly side, because Earth, as well as loving mother, is the insatiable monster that consumes everything that lives.

-- These books explore myths of different cultures and expand the reader's mind with fascinating stories and useful historic background. They then washed it and from the water that was spilled Gods of the Maya forth flowers that smelled bad.

Mayan and Aztec Mythology by Michael A. The Maya were located in Central America in a region that is today made up of southern Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala, Belize, and northern El Salvador. The empire was already severely weakened by civil war and diseases such as smallpox when Pizarro arrived. As a young girl carrying flowers• He was probably the same deity as Yohaulticetl and Gods of the Maya and the male moon god Tecciztecatl; like the latter, he feared the sun because he feared its fire.

Guided by this principle, the Mayas were able to thrive in the ancient world as the suppressors. Nanahuatl means "full of sores". Sometimes Mixcoatl was worshipped as the "Red" aspect of the god Tezcatlipoca, the "Smoking Mirror," who was the god of sorcerers, rulers, and warriors.

Xochiquetzal Xochiquetzal is the goddess of love, beauty, flowers, young mothers, female sexuality, pleasure, prostitutes, craft and weaving. The statue venerates the rising from the jaws of the feathered serpent as the morning star Venus rises to announce the sunrise.