|Name ▲▼||Origin ▲▼||Description ▲▼|
|God name |
|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 Vaticåñuś 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 |
|Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico||Monstrous deity. He performed the role of executioner when the gods sacrificed themselves to create mankind. He then sacrificed himself. In alternative tradition he tried to evade his own fate, but was himself executed by EHECATL-QUETZALCOATL. Also one of a pair of twins in the group clåśśed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex, regarded as patron of the ball game....|
|Deity name |
"Xolotl Naaiahuatl (rumour)"
|Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico||Monstrous deity. One of the group clåśśed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex, described as a twin of XOLOTL and co-patron of ball games....|