AZTEC MYTHOLOGY

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

CIPACTLI

Picture of CIPACTLI from our Aztec mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Aztec God

Crox God, the World Crocodile.

Forget the world resting on the back of a turtle. For the Aztecs, the foundation of the Earth was a large crocodile.

In fact his name was their word for any old croc, but you can tell CIPACTLI was something special by his size and what he’s carrying. He’s also infamous for gobbling up one of TEZCATLIPOCA’s feet.

CIPACTLI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CIPACTLI
Location : Mexico
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5369

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Article last updated on 15 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CIPACTLI: God from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Jan. 2014. Web. 1 August 2014.

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