AtlahuamAztec and Toltec Mythology The name of an Aztec god, allegedly a water god, fisherman and archer. There were said to be at least four temples dedicated to him, and supposedly the Aztecs prayed to him when there were deaths in water, such as during Hernán Cortés's conquest of Tenochtitlan (the Ancient Aztec capital on a lake, now Mexico City).
Aztlanm & fAztec and Toltec Mythology, Nahuatl (?), American (Hispanic, Rare), Mexican (Rare) Aztlan is the mythical homeland of the Aztec peoples. In their language (Nahuatl), the roots of Aztlan are the two words: aztatl tlan(tli) meaning "heron" and "place of". The homeland was said to have many heron birds and may have been translated to 'place of white-ness' or even 'brightness' (as used by some Chicanos) because of the large population of the white feathered birds living there... [more]
CōātlīcuefAztec and Toltec Mythology Coatlicue (/kwɑːtˈliːkweɪ/; Classical Nahuatl: cōātl īcue, Nahuatl pronunciation: koːaːˈtɬíːkʷe, “skirt of snakes”),wife of Mixcōhuātl ,also known as Teteoh innan (Classical Nahuatl: tēteoh īnnān, pronounced teːˌtéoʔ ˈíːnːaːn̥, “mother of the gods”), is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war... [more]
CoatlicuefAztec and Toltec Mythology Means "skirt of snakes" in Nahuatl. She is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. The goddesses Tocih “our grandmother”, and Cihuacoatl “snake woman”, the patron of women who die in childbirth, were also seen as aspects of Coatlicue.
ĪtzpāpālōtlfAztec and Toltec Mythology Derived from Nahuatl itztli meaning "obsidian, obsidian knife" and pāpālōtl "butterfly". This name has been translated as "clawed butterfly", perhaps in effect equal to "bat". In Aztec mythology, Ītzpāpālōtl was a skeletal warrior goddess of infant mortality and women who die in childbirth.
TenochmNew World Mythology, Aztec and Toltec Mythology Of the Nahuatl language (also known as Aztec or Mexica). Combination or compund word meaning Tetl, or "rock/stone" and Nochtli, or "prickly pear cactus." Tenoch was an Aztec warrior/ruler who, according to legend, was given a vision in which he saw an eagle atop a cactus plant with a snake in its mouth... [more]
TocifAztec and Toltec Mythology Means "our grandmother". The name of an Aztec goddess of cleansing and healing, venerated by healers and midwives. She was also a goddess of war.