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Quetzalcoatl

  1. 1. Krystal Jose
  2. 2. Other names for him are: °Kukulcan in Maya '9 Wind in Mixtec °Edahior Eke'emaxi in Otomi °Gukumatz and Tohil in Quiche Maya Imp v': ‘arcMeoloqy. asu -, -0.: -‘Intv'Mo: d-zifi-gijSB;15:43 ‘V I nrtp, i.‘contentanswers crxn"main. 'conten1i'wp "“—'4“°‘1“ Jerv'lli‘35i'Oue= tza| ro3i| _Eheoali , nq C08|l_m3)'8 pg
  3. 3. @l@@i@lllli Qlietznl °from Nahuatl -- quetzalli, "| arge brilliant tail r feather" -Nahuatl root quetz = "stand up" used to refer 1 V to an upstanding plume of feathers. A ! £fi‘, fV ooivine to the Aztecs and Maya, associated 1' _ with Quetzalcoatl ‘green tail feathers were symbols for spring plant growth -"god of the air" -symbol of goodness and light -Nobles wore headdresses made of the feathers to connect them to Quetzalcoatl °thought that it could not be bred or held for '-,2‘, V any long time in captivity °usuaIIy killed itself soon after being captured or caged. °traditiona| symbol of liberty _ _, http: /lwww. bIrdsasat1.comlRalph-Resplendenl_Quetzal. jpg
  4. 4. U0-H Of. . -Three different origins: -Ometeotl (or Tonacatecuhtli), when he breathed upon the Earth. -Tonacateuhli and Tonacihuatl, as one of the four Tezcatlipocas. -Mixcoatl and Chimalman.
  5. 5. ("D CL. TiilllgS l -Named all of the landmarks of the Earth . i.ieiped with fertimy pi-obieme (mountains, seas, etc. ) _ _ -Sired royal lineages -Discovered maize -Established the priesthood ‘Created fire -Instruction of sacrifice °created the Tonalmatal (Book -Established the maguey culture of the Destiny Days) -octli brewing -ceremonial drunkenness Domesticated animate. -Gave instruction of music and dance °Cured illness gave the priests the practice of curandero °the diagnostic casting of lots (a sort of medical divination )
  6. 6. -After the destruction of the Fourth Sun, Quetzalcoatl descends into the underworld °endures trails given to him by the god of death -he retrieves the bones and ashes of the previous humanity that are needed to make the new one. °remaining element needed was the blood of the gods one version Quetzalcoatl gives the sacrifice which was all that was needed.
  7. 7. Place 81101 9 /1" goth -Tlaloc: ‘Seen as a subordinate to Tlaloc, Quetzalcoatl announces the coming of the rains -Tezcatlipoca: -A yin-yang relationship. Quetzalcoatl is the white side -Worked together to create the Earth and Heavens, but are also contantly trying to destroy each other (usually succeed, Tezcatlipoca usually victorious) -The Four Tezcatlipocasr (in order of birth) Red = Xipe or Mixcoatl -Black = Tezcatlipoca -White = Quetzalcoatl -Blue = Huitzilopochtli °QuetzaIcoatI and Huitzalopochtli °create a half sun, fire and the first human couple. Then the Heavens and water -use the cipuctli (the ancient crocodile monster)to create Tlaloc, Chalchiuhtliue.
  8. 8. ; ‘. - L’ "V . s. '- . 4 ~ - 'cj__2v —. _, ‘I . m’ J ' . .-- I , _. -A—-—_-, '_. :‘ " - ‘I I . 4 ‘ ‘W J ‘. _, ..l— ‘ , ~ . r V‘ . r V‘ - ’ , . . . -_IlTT. ‘. . (-. -_IL| ‘ " ‘ _ ___ , .‘_| ', ,"', J‘, '. _, CL Teotihuacan Temple of Quetzalcoatl Pre-Aztec
  9. 9. http: !/www. mythuncyctopedla. com/ lmagesImlw_o0o1_0o01_o_lmg0029.jpg Tenochtitlan Temple of Quetzalcoatl Aztec
  10. 10. http: IIwww. knowludgvrush. comIwlkl_lmaguIcIc3I1' cmplc: _of_Kukulcan_(Quutznlcoatl)_or_EI_Cast| IIo_2. jpg Chichen ltza Temple of Kukulcan Post Classic Maya/ ltza
  11. 11. Greenstone Nlask of Quetzalcoatl Ar Mosaic Mask of Quetzalcoatl 3199 http / v'l€Ill771 stat-c l| ucl«r. <;unr"l 7l'925ltJ764_df5bbl7cd2 http: IIconunt. answors. comlmdnIeontentIimgIoxfor dIOxford_MythologyI019217747a. O0ctzaIcoau.1.]pg RT.
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