Xiuhtecuhtli - God of Fire. - Aztec God. Xiuhtecuhtli Turquoise Lord Lord of Fire is the god of fire day and heat.
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Xiuhtecuhtli - God of Fire. - Aztec God

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Xiuhtecuhtli - God of Fire.

Xiuhtecuhtli ("Turquoise Lord", "Lord of Fire") is the god of fire, day and heat. He was the lord of volcanoes, the personification of life after death, and food during famine. Xiuhtecuhtli was considered to be mother and father of the Gods, who dwelled in the turquoise enclosure in the center of earth.

Xiuhtecatl was also the god of the year and of time and was patron of the day Atl. Xiuhtecuhtli was also one of the nine Lords of the Night and ruled the first hour of the night. Stone sculptures of Xiuhtecuhtli were ritually buried as offerings and a sacred fire was kept burning in his temples. The annual festival of Xiuhtecuhtli was celebrated in Izcalli.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Fire, Day, Heat, Volcanoes, Year, Time

Aztec

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Alligator, Butterfly

Turquoise

Chalchiuhtlicue

Turquoise

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Fire

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Fire, Statues, Dancing, Singing

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Flint, Mamalhuatzin

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Aztec - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Chalchiuhtlicue

Goddess of water.

Goddess

Chicomecoatl

Goddess of agriculture.

Goddess

Chimalma

Goddess of fertility.

Goddess

Cinteotl

God of the maize.

God

Citlalicue

Creator Goddess.

Goddess

Coatlicue

Goddess of fertility, life, death and rebirth.

Goddess

Coyolxauhqui

Goddess of moon.

Goddess

Ehecatl

God of wind.

God

Huitzilopochtli

God of will and the sun, patron of war and fire, the lord of the South.

God

Huixtocihuatl

Goddess of salt.

Goddess

Itzpapalotl

Warrior Goddess

Goddess

Meztli

Goddess of moon.

Goddess

Mictecacihuatl

Goddess of the Underworld.

Goddess

Mictlantecuhtli

God of the Dead.

God

Mixcoatl

God of the Hunt and the Milky Way.

God

Piltzintecuhtli

God of the Rising Sun.

God

Quetzalcoatl

God of wisdom, life, and knowledge.

God

Tepeyollotl

God of the mountains.

God

Tezcatlipoca

God of the Night, Ruler of the North

God

Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli

God of the Dawn.

God

Tlaloc

God of Thunder, Rain, and Earthquakes

God

Tlaltecuhtli

God of the earth.

God

Tlazolteotl

Goddess of lust, carnality, sexual misdeeds.

Goddess

Tonacatecuhtli

God of sustenance and fertility.

God

Tonatiuh

God of the Sun.

God

Xantico

Goddess of Fire.

Goddess

Xipe-Totec

God of force, patron of war.

God

Xiuhtecuhtli

God of Fire.

God

Xochiquetzal

Goddess of fertility.

Goddess

Xolotl

God of sunset.

God

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