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Databases and Websites

Below are some links that will assist you in getting to know the Aztec Gods and Goddess.


Library Resources

Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology   R 291.21 GOD


Aztec Gods and Goddesses   299.72 SCH


Which God or Goddess Are You?

The Aztecs had one of the most advanced civilization in the world. They excelled in atronomy, medicine, architecture, trade, and, of course, war. But despite their many advances, the Aztecs are still more often remembered for doing human sacrific when they worshipped their gods. Learn more about the Aztec gods and goddesses that were so fundamental to Aztec life.                                             

    Quetzalcoatl Quetzalcoatl ~ The Feathered Serpent   

    Huitzilopochtli Huitzilopochtli ~ God of War  

   Tezcatlipoca Tezcatipoca ~ God of Night and Death 

    Tlaloc  Tlaloc ~ God of Rain 

    Xochipilli  Xochipilli ~ God of Love

  Ometecuhtli/Omecihuatl Ometecuhtli/Omecihuatl (Ometeotl) ~ Creator God/Goddess 

      Coatlicue  Coatlicue ~ Goddess of Earth and Fire

       Coyolxauhqui   Coyolxauhqui ~ Moon Goddess

       Mictlantecuhtli Mictlantecuhtli ~ God of the lowest level of Hell (Mictlan)

      Xipe Totec Xipe Totec ~ The Flayed God



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Coatlicue (coh-ah-TLEE-cooeh)

Coyolxauhqui (coh-yohl-SHAU-kee)

Huitzilopochtli (wee-tsee-loh-poch'-tlee)

Mictlantecuhtli (meek-tlahn-tay-COO-tlee)

 Ometecuhtli/Omecihuatl (oh-may-tay-COO-tlee/oh-may-SEE- wahtl)

Quetzalcoatl (ket-sahl-KO-ahtl)

Tezcatlipoca (tes-kah-tlee-POH-kah)

Tlaloc (TLA-lock)

Xipe Totec (she-pe-TO-tek)

Xochipilli (shok-e-PIL-le)


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