Sunday, September 30, 2012

Gods And Goddesses: Centeotl

Centeotl is the god of maize and son of the goddess Tlazolteotl and god Piltzintecuhtli, yet it is also said that Centeotl is the son of another goddess, Xochiquetzal. He is also considered the male counterpart of the goddess Chicomecoatl. Depictions of Centeotl show him as a yellow skinned young man. He is Lord of the Day with the number seven in it, is the fourth Lord of the Night and is protected by the rain god Tlaloc.

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