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List of Gods   : "Aztec"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Acolmiztli" Aztec Minor chthonic underworld god. Aztec
Deities name "Acolmiztli (shoulder-lion)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld god. One of the deities collectively classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Acolnahuacatl" Aztec Another minor chthonic underworld god
Deities name "Acolnahuacatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld god. One of the deities collectively classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Ahuiateteo aka Macuiltonaleque" Aztec Five gods who personify excess. Aztec
Goddess name "Ahuic" Aztec Ocean-Goddess, invoked by women giving birth. Aztec
"Ahuitzotl" Aztec A man-eating water-dwelling dog-monkey with a hand on its tail. Aztec
Deities name "Amimiti" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of lakes and fish hunters. One of the deities collectively classed as the MIXCOATLCAMAXTLI complex....
God name "Amimitl" Aztec A god of lakes and fishermen. Aztec
Goddess name "Apozanoltl" Aztec / Mexico A running water goddess
God name "At" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the fourth of the five world ages each of which lasted for 2,028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fifty-two terrestrial years. Assigned to water and presided over by CHALCHIUHTLICUE. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by a deluge during which all the human population were turned into fish. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also 4(Atl), Atonatiuh and Chalchiutonatiuh....
God name "At ahua" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of lakes and fish hunters. One of the group classed as the Mixcoatlcamaxtli complex....
Goddess name "Atalacamani" Aztec Goddess of ocean storms, an aspect of Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
God name "Atl" Aztec God of water. Aztec
Goddess name "Atlacoya" Aztec Goddess of drought. Aztec
God name "Atlahua" Aztec Minor god of lakes and fishermen. Aztec
Goddess name "Atlaonin" Aztec One of the names of the mother goddess. Aztec
"Azcatl" Aztec Red ant that found the source of food energy. Aztec
God name "C(co)chimetl" Aztec A minor God of merchants that & commerce
Goddess name "CHALCHIUHTLICUE (her skirt is of jade)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico water goddess. Featuring strongly in creation mythology, Chalchiuhtlicue presided over the fourth of the world ages which terminated in a great deluge. She is the tutelary deity of the fourth of the thirteen heavens identified at the time of the Spanish conquest, Ilhuicatl Citlalicue (the heaven of the star-skirted goddess). She takes the role of a vegetation goddess responsible for the flowering and fruiting of the green world, particularly maize; she also takes responsibility for such natural phenomena as whirlpools. Attributes include a rattle on a baton, and her dress is adorned with waterlilies....
Goddess name "CIPACTLI (great earth mother)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial goddess. Not strictly a goddess, but significant enough in Aztec cosmogony to be included here. According to tradition she was created in the form of a huge alligator-like monster by the underworld deities MICTLANTECUHLTI and MICTECACIHUATL. She may equate with TLALTECUHTLI, the toad-like earth monster torn apart to form heaven and earth. According to one tradition she emerged from the primordial waters and engaged in a fierce struggle with the Sun god TEZCATLIPOCA during which he tore off her lower jaw to prevent her sinking back into the depths and she bit off his right foot. The mountains are said to be the scaly ridges of her skin....
Goddess name "COATLICUE (the serpent-skirted goddess)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. The creator goddess of the earth and mankind and the female aspect of OMETEOTL. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. She has 400 sons, the stars of the southern sky, and is the mother of the goddess COYOLXAUHQUI. Later, as a widow, she was impregnated by a ball of feathers as she was sweeping the “serpent mountain” of Coatepec near Tula. Her other children decapitated her as punishment for her dishonor, but she gave birth to the Sun god HUITZILOPOCHTLI who subsequently slew Coyolxauhqui and her brothers, thus banishing night for day. According to tradition Coatlicue feeds off human corpses. She is also recognized as the patron deity of florists....
God name "Camaxtli" Aztec A god of war & fire as well as of one of of the 4 gods that created the world
God name "Camaxtli" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God. See also MIXCOATL-CAMAXTLI....
God name "Camaxtli aka Mixcoatl-Camaxtli" Aztec A god of hunting, war, fate and fire and one of the four creator gods, who made the earth. He leads human sacrifices and warriors who have been slain in battle to the eastern sky, where they become stars. Aztec
Deities name "Ce Acati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the QUETZALCOATL complex. Also (1) Acatl....
"Ce Actal" Aztec An avatar of Mixcaotl, he represents the warrior's savagery in battle. Aztec
Goddess name "Centeocihuati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Maize goddess. Represented at various sites including Tula [Hidalgo]. According to the codices Borgia, Cospi and Fejervery-Mayer she is also one of four temple deities. Also Centeotl....
Goddess name "Centeocihuatl" Aztec Goddess of maize Aztec
Goddess name "Centeotl" Aztec Maize god. Another name for Centeocihuatl, goddess of the maize. Aztec
Deities name "Centzon-Totochtin" Aztec four-hundred rabbits were a group of deities who met for frequent parties; they are Divine rabbits, and the gods of drunkenness. Aztec
Deities name "Chalchiuhtlatonal (jade glowing)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of water. One of the deities collectively classed as the Tlaloc complex, generally concerned with Rain, Agriculture and fertility....
Goddess name "Chalchiuhtlcue" Aztec A goddess Rain & storms, violence, vitality, lakes, whirlpools, rivers, water , love, beauty & youth Don't make this one mad whatever you do.
God name "Chalchiutotolin" Aztec Penitence god Aztec
Deities name "Chalchiutotolin (jade turkey)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of penitence. One of the deities collectively classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....
Goddess name "Chalmeacacihuitl" Aztec Minor underworld goddess Aztec
Goddess name "Chalmecacihuilt (chalman lady)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld goddess. One of the deities collectively classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
Deities name "Chalmecatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld god. One of the deities collectively classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Chalmetcal" Aztec Minor underworld god Aztec
Goddess name "Chantico" Aztec She is the goddess of hearth fires & volcanoes.
Goddess name "Chantico (in the house)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Hearth goddess. A household guardian deity personi fied by hearth fires. One of the deities collectively classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Chicoahui Itzcuintli-Chantico" Aztec God of lapidaries. Aztec
Goddess name "Chicomecoatl" Aztec She is the goddess of grain, fertility & frost
Goddess name "Chicomecohuati" Aztec / post Mesoamerican Maize goddess. [Mexico]. Her festival was held in September when a young girl was sacrificed having taken on the role of the deity for a period of time during the celebrations. She was decapitated on a heap of maize fruits and her blood was collected in a large bowl before being poured over a wooden figurine of the goddess. Finally the victim's skin was flayed off and worn by a dancing priest.See also XILONEN....
God name "Chicomenochtli" Aztec God of painters and solar pleasure[not my claim] Aztec
God name "Chicomexochiti" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of painters. Also described as a god of solar pleasure....
Goddess name "Chiconahui" Aztec Hgoddess of the earth. Aztec
Goddess name "Chiconahui" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Hearth goddess. A household guardian deity personified by hearth fires. One of the deities collectively classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Chiconahui Itzcuintii-Chantico" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of lapidiaries. Chikara...
Deities name "Chiconahuiehecati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the QUETZALCOATL complex....
God name "Chicoonahuiehecatl" Aztec Minor creator god. Aztec
Goddess name "Cihuacoatl" Aztec She is a goddess whose roaring signaled war
Goddess name "Cihuacoatl aka Cihuacoatl" Aztec Chihucoatl, Ciucoatl, "snake woman" was one of a number of motherhood and fertility goddesses and was especially associated with midwives, and with the sweatbaths where midwives practiced. Aztec
Goddess name "Cihuacoatl-Quilaztli" Aztec Creator goddess who helped Quetzalcoatl create the current race of humanity by grinding up bones from the previous ages, and mixing it with his blood. Aztec
Goddess name "Cihuacoatl-Quilaztli" Aztec / Mesomerican / Mexico Creator goddess. Using a magical vessel, she grinds bone fragments obtained from previous generations of mankind in earlier world ages into a powder. The gods then commit self-sacrifice, allowing their blood to drip into the vessel. From the resulting mix, the human race of the fifth Sun is formed....
Spirit name "Cihuateto" Aztec These are women that die in childbirth, gain eternal life & become spirits that accompany the Sun
God name "Cinteotl" Aztec A god of fertility
God name "Cinteotl" Aztec God of fertility Aztec
Monster name "Cipactli" Aztec A vicious primeval sea monster, part crocodile and part fish. Always hungry, every joint on her body was adorned with an extra mouth. Aztec
Goddess name "Cipactli" Aztec / Mexico A primordial goddess of water
Deities name "Cipactonal" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the OMETEOTL complex....
God name "Citalatonac" Aztec Creator god. Aztec
Deities name "Citlalatonac (glowing star)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the deities collectively classed as the OMETEOTL complex. His consort is CITLALICUE. Between them they created the stars of the night sky....
Goddess name "Citlalicue" Aztec Creator goddess and the goddess of milky Way. Aztec
Goddess name "Citlalicue (her skirt is a star)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator goddess. One of the deities collectively classed as the Ometeotl complex. Her consort is Citlalatonac. Between them they created the stars of the night sky....
Deities name "Co(co)chimetl (soporific)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of merchants and commerce. One of the deities collectively classed as the YACATECUHTLI complex....
Goddess name "Coatlicue" Aztec Goddess of the earth. Aztec
Deity name "Coniraya" Aztec The deity of the moon who fashioned his sperm into a fruit, which Cavillaca then ate. Aztec
Goddess name "Coyolxauhqui" Aztec She with the bells on her cheeks. Goddess of the moon. Aztec
Goddess name "Coyolxauhqui (golden bells)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Astral goddess. A deification and incarnation (avatara) of the moon. According to tradition she is the half-sister of the Sun god HUITZILOPOCHTLI. The god sprang, fully armed, from his decapitated mother, COATLICUE, and engaged all his enemies who, by inference, are the 400 astral gods, his half-brothers. He slew his sister and hurled her from the top of a mountain. Alternative tradition suggests his sister was an ally whom he was unable to save, so he decapitated her and threw her head into the sky, where she became the moon. She was represented in the Great Temple at Tenochtitlan, where she was depicted in front of successive Huitzilopochtli pyramids. She is also a hearth deity within the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
Goddess name "E Alom (conceiver of cbildren)" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands Primeval creator goddess. The consort of E QUAHOLOM, identified in the sacred Maya Book, the Popol Vub. Her son is GUKUMATZ, the counterpart of the Aztec god QUETZALCOATL. Also Bitol....
Goddess name "E Quaholom (begetter of cbildren)" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemala highlands Primeval creator god. Identified in the sacred Maya Book the Popol Vub. The consort of the goddess E ALOM and the father of GUKUMATZ who equates with the Aztec QUETZALCOATL. Also Tzacol....
God name "Ehacatl" Aztec God of education and the wind Aztec
God name "Ehacatl/ Quetzalcoatl" Aztec A god of education & the wind
Deities name "Ehecatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the second of the five world ages, each of which lasted for 2028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fifty-two terrestrial years. Assigned to the air or wind and presided over by QUETZALCOATL, to whose complex of deities he belongs. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by hurricanes. All humanity turned into monkeys. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also (4) Ehecatl; Ehecatonatiuh....
God name "Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial god. A syncretization of EHECATL and QUETZALCOATL, one of four gods who support the lowest heaven at each cardinal point. He is perceived as residing in the west (codices Borgia and Vaticanus B). He is the deity who rules over the ninth of the thirteen heavens, Itztapal Nanatzcayan (where the stone slabs crash together). In a separate tradition, EhecatlQuetzalcoatl executed the monstrous god XOLOTL when he declined to offer his blood in self-sacrifice for the creation of mankind....
God name "Ekahau" Aztec God of commerce Aztec
God name "Eueucoyotl" Aztec God of fertility, sex, pleasure, sorrow and spontaneity. Aztec
God name "Gukumatz" Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands sky god. The son of the creator gods E QUAHOLOM and E ALOM, and equating to the feathered serpent god of Aztec religion, QUETZALCOATL....
Goddess name "HUITZILPOCHTLI" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Blue hummingbird on left foot. Sun god, patron god of the Aztec nation. The tutelary god of the Aztecs who also regarded him as a war god. He is the southern (blue) aspect or emanation of the Sun god TEZCATLIPOCA, the so-called high-flying Sun, and the head of the group classed as the Huitzilpochtli complex. He is regarded, in alternative tradition, as one of the four sons of Tezcatlipoca. His mother is the decapitated earth goddess COATLICUE, from whose womb he sprang fully armed. He slaughtered his sister (moon) and his 400 brothers (stars) in revenge for the death of his mother, signifying the triumph of Sunlight over darkness....
God name "Haiyococab" Aztec The Aztec "Water Over earth," from which "the earth-upholding gods escaped when the world was destroyed by a deluge.
God name "Huehuecototl" Aztec A minor god, one of sexual lust
God name "Huehuecototl-Coyotlinahual" Aztec A minor god of feather workers
God name "Huehuecoyotl" Aztec The trickster god of music, dance, song. He is depicted in the as a dancing coyote with human hands and feet, accompanied by a human drummer. Aztec
God name "Huehuecoyotl (old coyote)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of sexual lust. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Huehuecoyotl-Coyotlinahual (coyote his disguise)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of feather workers. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Huehueteotl" Aztec Old god. A central Mexican / Aztec deity associated with fire
God name "Huehueteotl" Aztec An ancient god of the hearth, the fire of life. Associated with the pole star and the north, and serves as a skybearer. Aztec
God name "Huehuetotl (old god)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of fire. Associated with paternalism and one of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
King name "Huitzilopochtli" Aztec The Divine leader who rescued an ancestral people from his devastated island kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean, Aztlan. Arriving in the Valley of Mexico, they built a new capital to commemorate their lost city, when Tenochtitlan was constructed on a rocky island at the center of a man-made lake. Aztec
God name "Huitzilopochtli aka Mexitli" Aztec The "blue hummingbird", god of war and the Sun as well as the patron god of the Aztec nation.
God name "Huitznahua" Aztec Collectively, the remaining brothers of God of war who were defeated. Aztec
Goddess name "Huixtocihuatl" Aztec Goddess of the ocean and salt. Aztec
Goddess name "Huixtocihuatl (lady of Huixtorin)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Goddess of salt-makers. One of the group classed as the TLALOC complex, generally involved with Rain, Agriculture and fertility....
Goddess name "Ichpuchtli" Aztec The ruler of love, marriage, flowers, art, music, women, magic, spinning, fertility, sex, weaving, and changes. Ichpuchtli is also the Goddess of Sacred Prostitutes, and professions which imitate nature. Aztec
Goddess name "Ilamatecuhtli" Aztec Old mother goddess
Goddess name "Ilmatecuhtli" Aztec The goddess of the beauty and creator of the stars. Aztec
God name "Inta" Aztec God of fire who is associated with paternalism. Aztec
God name "Intal (gods their father)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of fire. Associated with paternalism and one of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Ipalnemoani (he who through one lives)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the group classed as the OMETEOTL complex....
Supreme god name "Ipalnemohuani" Aztec 'he by whom the people live'. The supreme god and the giver of Life. Aztec
God name "Itzcoliuhqui" Aztec God of volcanoes, destruction and of the night Aztec
Goddess name "Itzcuintli" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Goddess of hearths. A guardian deity of the home personified by fire. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
Goddess name "Itzcutintli" Aztec Guardian goddess of the home Aztec
God name "Itzli" Aztec A god of stone, particularly in the shape of a sacrifical knife. He served Tezcatlipoca as the god of the Second Hour of the night. Aztec
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl" Aztec Clawed Butterfly or "Obsidian Butterfly" was a fearsome skeletal goddess, who ruled over the Paradise world of Tamoanchan. Aztec
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl (obsidian butterfly)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor mother goddess. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. Also recognized as a fire goddess....
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl-Itzcueye (possessor of obsidian skirt)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor mother goddess. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. Limited to the Valley of Mexico....
Goddess name "Itzpapalotl-Itzcyeye" Aztec Minor mother goddess who was found only in the Valley of Mexico Aztec
God name "Itztapal Totec (our lord the stone slab)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. A god of Agriculture but also a patron of precious metallurgists. One of the group classed as the XIPE TOTEC complex....
God name "Itztlacoliuhqui" Aztec Everything Has Become Bent by Means of Coldness, or "Plant-Killer-Frost". The god of frost. Aztec
God name "Ixcozauhqui" Aztec Associated with paternalism & A god of fire
God name "Ixcozauhqui (yellow face in the house)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mex ico God of fire. Associated with paternalism and one of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
Goddess name "Ixcuiname" Aztec earth goddess. She was linked with sex, which in the Aztec mind was unclean, and thus she was also regarded as a personification of filth. Aztec
Goddess name "Ixnetli" Aztec A goddess of weavers
Goddess name "Ixnextli (eye-lashes)" Aztec / Mesoameri can / Mexico Goddess of weavers. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex....
God name "Ixpuztec" Aztec A minor underworld god
God name "Ixpuztec (broken face)" Aztec / Meso american / Mexico Minor underworld god. One of the group classed as the Mictlantecuhtli complex....
God name "Ixpuztec aka Mictlantecuhtl" Aztec broken face, underworld god on their way to whom the dead people's skin would be ripped off by a wind of knives and would eventually live as skeletons. Aztec
God name "Ixquimilli" Aztec The god of cold, stone and castigation. Aztec
God name "Ixquimilli-Itzlacoliuhqui" Aztec / Mexico A god of justice
God name "Ixquimilli-Itzlacoliuhqui (eye-bundle curved obsidian blade)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of justice. One of the group classed as the TEZ CATLIPOCA complex....
God name "Ixtlilton" Aztec The Little Black One God of healing and feasting. Aztec
God name "Ixtlilton (little black face)" Aztec / Meso american / Mexico Minor god of sexual lust. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Izquitecatl" Aztec Fertility god personified by the Maguey plant Aztec
God name "Izquitecatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. One of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex personifying the maguey or agave plant from which a potent drink called pulque is brewed....
God name "Kukulcan" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. Kukulcan is, in origin, a Toltec god who was adopted by the Mayan culture and who corresponds closely with the Aztec deity QUETZALCOATL. He is chiefly concerned with reincarnation, but is also responsible for the elements of fire, earth and water. He is depicted with various attributes, including a torch or a lizard representing fire, maize for earth, and a fish for water. Also God B....
Goddess name "Kundalini" Aztec Mother goddess responsible for provision of all food from the soil Aztec
Goddess name "Kundalini" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Mother goddess. The spirit of the earth perceived in human form and responsible for the provision of all food from the soil. The earth is considered to be sacred and should not be owned by any one person, but can be utilized for the benefit of the community as a whole. Kundalini is believed to have been the mother of all other vegetation deities....
God name "Macuilcozcacuauhtli" Aztec Macuilcozcacuauhtli (five vulture) - one of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
God name "Macuilcuetzpalin" Aztec Macuilcuetzpalin (five lizard) - one of the Ahuiateteo the, gods of excess. Aztec
God name "Macuilmalinalli" Aztec Macuilmalinalli (five grass) - one of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
God name "Macuiltochtli" Aztec Macuiltochtli (five rabbit) - one of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
God name "Macuilxochitl" Aztec Macuilxochitl (five flower) - the god of games and gambling, and chief of the Ahuiateteo, the gods of excess. Aztec
Goddess name "Malinalxochitl" Aztec Sorceress and goddess of snakes, scorpions and insects of the desert. Aztec
Goddess name "Matlalceuitl aka Matlalcueje" Aztec Goddess of Rainfall and singing. Identified with Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
Goddess name "Matlalcueye" Aztec Minor goddess of fertility. Aztec
Goddess name "Matlalcueye (her skirt is blue)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor fertility goddess. One of the group classed as the TLALOC complex, closely associated with water....
Goddess name "Mayahuel" Aztec A minor fertility goddess associated with the maguey plant
Goddess name "Mayahuel" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor fertility goddess. One of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex associated with the maguey plant from which pulque is brewed. She may be depicted seated upon a tortoise beside an agave plant in bloom. According to legend she was abducted by QUETZALCOATL and subsequently dismembered by wild animals. From the fragments grew the first agave plants....
Goddess name "Mayahuel aka Mayahual" Aztec Mayouel, the goddess of maguey, and by extension, alcohol. Aztec
God name "Metztli" Aztec Lowly god of worms who failed to sacrifice himself to become the Sun, and became the moon instead, his face darkened by a rabbit. Aztec
Deities name "Metztli" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor moon god. One of the group of deities belonging to the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....
Deities name "Mexitli (maguey-hare)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of war. One of the group of deities belonging to the HUITZILPOCHTLI complex....
God name "Mextli" Aztec A god of war and storms. Aztec
Goddess name "Micapetlacoli" Aztec Minor chthonic underworld goddess Aztec
Goddess name "Micapetlacoli (dead mat chest)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld goddess. One of the group of deities belonging to the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
Goddess name "Mictecachiuatl" Aztec Goddess of death and Lady of Mictlan, the underworld. Aztec
Goddess name "Mictecacihuatl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic underworld god. One of a pair of deities with MICTLANTECUHTLI. In the primeval waters of the cosmos, they generated the monstrous goddess CIPACTLI, from whom the earth was formed....
God name "Mictlantecuhtli" Aztec A chthonic underworld god that created the underworld
God name "Mictlantecuhtli" Aztec The god of death and Lord of Mictlan, also as god of the south, one of the skybearers. Aztec
Goddess name "Mictlantecuhtli" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic underworld god. The creator of the underworld, Mictlan. Depicted with a skull-like appearance and protruding teeth. Also one of a pair of deities with MICTECACIHUATL. In the primeval waters of the cosmos, they generated the monstrous goddess CIPACTLI, from whom the earth was formed. In alternative traditions he is the god of the sixth of the thirteen heavens, Ilhuicatl Mamalhuazocan (the heaven of the fire drill), or he is one of the gods who support the lowest heaven at the four cardinal points. Mictlantecuhtli is perceived to reside in the south (codices Borgia and Vaticanus B). He is also one of the four great temple deities (codices Borgia, Cospi and Fejervery-Mayer)....
God name "Mixcoatl" Aztec Mixcoatl (cloud serpent), god of hunting, war, and the milky way. An aspect of Tezcatlpoca and father of Quetzalcoatl. Aztec
God name "Mixcoatl-Camaxtli" Aztec God of war, hunting and fire. Aztec
God name "Mixcoatl-Camaxtli (cloud serpent)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of war. Also a deity of hunting and fire who received human sacrifice of captured prisoners. According to tradition, the Sun god TEZCATLIPOCA transformed himself into MIXCOATL-CAMAXTLI to make fire by twirling the sacred fire sticks....
"Moyocoyani" Aztec The Prime Mover who created himself. Aztec
Deities name "Moyocoyani (maker of himself)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of universal power. One of the group of deities known as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....
God name "Naguai" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Tutelary deity. A generic name for a personal god. A nagual generally takes the form of an animal and it may be adopted either by a mortal being or by another deity....
"Nahual" Aztec From the Nahuatl word nahualli which was used to refer to practicioners of harmful magic. In the aztec belief system the day of a persons birth caluclated in the Tonalpohualli would determine the nature of the person - each day was associated with an animal which could have a strong or weak aspect.
Deities name "Nahui Ehecati" Aztec / mesoamerican / Mexico Minor water god. One of the group of deities belonging to the TLALOC complex. Also (4)Ehecatl....
God name "Nahui Oiiin (earthquake sun)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. According to most of the codices, at the time of the Spanish conquest there had been four previous world ages, each represented by a Sun and terminated by a cataclysm. Ollin, the fifth Sun, was created at Teotihuacan and at the conquest was just under 2,000 years old. It is presided over by the god TONATIUH. Each creation is considered to last 2028 x 52 terrestrial years and the present one is destined to be destroyed by a great earthquake. Tradition has it that Ollin was originally a sickly or humble deity named NANAHUATL (the diseased one). Also (4)Ollin; Ollintonatiuh....
God name "Nahuti Ehecatl" Aztec The god Ehecatl sacrifices all the gods, and then with a powerful wind makes the Sun begin to move. Aztec
God name "Nahuti Ollin Tonatiuh" Aztec ("Movement of the Sun";) was the Sun god. The Aztec people considered him the leader of Tollan, their heaven. He was also known as the fifth Sun, because the Aztecs believed that he was the Sun that took over when the fourth Sun was expelled from the sky. Aztec
God name "Nahuti Ollin/ Ollin/ Ollintonatiuh" Aztec A creator god
Deities name "Nanahuati (rumor)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. In cosmogony, when on the fifth day of creation the gods sat in judgment to elect the new Sun god, Nanahuatl and TECCIZTECATL cremated themselves in the sacred fire. The heart of Nanahuatl ascended to become the new Sun and that of Tecciztecatl became the moon. Tradition suggests that Nanahuatl is diseased and impoverished but of great courage, while Tecciztecatl is wealthy and a coward. In an alternative tradition, in which Nanahuatl is the son of QUETZALCOATL and Tecciztecatl is the son of TLALOC, both deities are hurled into the fire by their fathers. NOTE: eventually all the gods sacrificed themselves so that mankind might be engendered from their remains. Also Nanahuatzin....
God name "Nanahuatl" Aztec Creator god Aztec
God name "Nanautzin" Aztec God of disease Aztec
God name "Nappatecuhtli" Aztec Minor god of mat makers. Aztec
Deities name "Nappatecuhtli (four-times lord)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of mat-makers. One of the group of deities belonging to the TLALOC complex generally associated with Rain, Agriculture and fertility....
God name "Nextepehua" Aztec Scatterer of ashes. Minor chthonic underworld god. Aztec
Deities name "Nextepehua (ash-scatterer)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor chthonic underworld god. One of the group of deities belonging to the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
God name "Ocelotl" Aztec the Sun god but then a first of the five world ages - they last for 2028 heavenly years & each heavenly year = 52 earth years
God name "Ocelotl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the first of the five world ages, each of which lasted for 2,028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fiftytwo terrestrial years. Assigned to the earth and presided over by TEZCATLIPOCA. According to tradition, the age was populated by a race of giants and it ended in a catalclysmic destruction caused by huge and ferocious jaguars which devoured them. Illustrated by the Stone of the Four Suns [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also Ocelotonatiuh; Yoaltonatiuh; Tlalchitonatiuh....
God name "Omacati" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of feasting and revelry. One of the group classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex. Also (2)Acatl....
Deity name "Omacatl" Aztec deity of banqueting, invitations to feasts, feasting and revelery. Aztec
God name "Omacatl/ Acatl" Aztec A minor god of feasting & revelery
God name "Ome" Tochtli Aztec a fertility god that was slaughtered and then resurrected by Tezcatlipoca
Deities name "Ome Tochtii" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. Slaughtered and then revived by TEZCATLIPOCA. Head of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex of fertility deities who personified the maguey plant and the intoxicating drink brewed from it, pulque or octli. Also (2) Tochtli....
God name "Ome Tochtli" Aztec A god of drunkenness. He is the leader of Centzon Totchtli, the four hundred rabbit gods of drunkenness. Aztec
God name "Ometecuhtli" Aztec A dual god, male and female, who was the creator of Cemanahuatl. Ometeotl's male aspect is Ometecutli, the female aspect is Omecihuatl. S / he dwelled in and ruled over Omeyocan, "Two Place", home of the gods. Aztec
God name "Ometecuhtli/ Olin-Tonatiuh" Aztec / Toltec The god of duality & a supreme deity
God name "Ometeoti (two god)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial being. According to some traditions, the dual principle personified in a bisexual force which the Aztecs believed to be the only reality, all else being illusory. Ometeotl rules in the highest (thirteenth) heaven, Omeyocan (place of duality) which rests above Sun, moon, wind and other elements. Ometeotl impregnated itself to engender the four TEZCATLIPOCAS (aspects of the Sun). Another female aspect, COATLICUE, gave birth to the national Aztec god HUITZILOPOCHTLI. No formal cult existed for Ometeotl, but he was considered to be present in every aspect of ritual.See also TONACATECUHTLI and TONACACIHUATL....
"Ometeotl" Aztec The two energies needed for creation. Or the Masuline and Feminine energies that created the universe. Aztec
God name "Opocchtli" Aztec A minor god of light a fisherman & hunters
God name "Opochtli" Aztec A god of hunting and fishing. Aztec
God name "Opochtli (left)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of lake fishermen and hunters. One of the group classed as the TLALOC complex....
Goddess name "Otontecuhtli aka Xiuhtecuhtli" Aztec Goddess of the earth, flowers, plants, games and dance, love. She is also the patroness of artisans, prostitutes, pregnant women and birth. Aztec
Deity name "Pahtecatl" Aztec deity who represents the plants that are used for the fermentation of pulque. Aztec
Deities name "Pahteeatl (medicine lord)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor fertility god. One of the group of deities known as the Ometochtli complex and concerned with the brewing of the alcoholic drink pulque from the maguey plant....
Deities name "Painal (hasty)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of war. One of the group of deities known as the HUITZILPOCHTLI complex to whom sacrifice of captured prisoners was regularly offered....
God name "Patecatl" Aztec A god of healing and fertility, and the discoverer of peyote. Aztec
God name "Pianan" Aztec Minor god of war Aztec
"Pilzintecutli" Aztec Sun dod who demanded daily sacrifices of human hearts and blood. Aztec
Goddess name "Quaxolotl" Aztec Goddess of twins and duality. Aztec
"Quetzalcoatl" Aztec A great teacher, according to the traditions of the Toltecs, who came to them from Tullan or Yucatan and dwelt for twenty years among the people, teaching them to follow a virtuous life, to cease all wars and violent deeds of any kind, to abolish human and animal sacrifices and instead to give offerings of bread and flowers. Aztec
God name "Quetzalcoatl/ Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli" Aztec A manifestation of Sun the god, he is a savior of his people as well & there is not enough room here to tell his story
God name "Quiahuitl" Aztec The creator god / Sun deity of the third of the five world ages
God name "Quiahuitl" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The Sun deity representing the third of the five world ages each of which lasted for 2,028 heavenly years, each heavenly year being fiftytwo terrestrial years. Assigned to the element fire and presided over by the Rain god TLALOC. According to tradition, the age ended in a cataclysmic destruction caused by a great fiery Rain. The human population perished and in doing so were transformed into dogs, turkeys and butterflies. Illustrated by the “Stone of the Four Suns” [Yale Peabody Museum]. Also Quiauhtonatiuh; Tletonatiuh....
God name "Tecciztecatl" Aztec God of the moon. Aztec
God name "Tecciztecatl (conch shell lord)" Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico moon god. In cosmogony, when on the fifth day of creation the gods sat in judgment to elect the new Sun god, NANAHUATL and Tecciztecatl cremated themselves in the sacred fire. The heart of Nanahuatl ascended to become the new Sun and that of Tecciztecatl became the moon. Tradition suggests that Nanahuatl is diseased and impoverished but of great courage, while Tecciztecatl is wealthy and a coward. Alternatively, the pair are sons of QUETZALCOATL and of TLALOC and were hurled into the fire by their fathers. Also one of the group classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex. NOTE: eventually all the gods sacrificed them selves for mankind....