|Greek||The charioteer of Amphiaratis; both were swallowed up by the earth after the battle of Thebes. Baton was afterwards worshipped as a hero. Greek|
"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....|