AZTEC MYTHOLOGY

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

MACUILXOCHITL

Aztec Sports God

Also known as MACUIL-XOCHITL, MACUILXÒCHITL

The God of Games

From boardgames to the Aztec version of football, and is also in charge of gambling, dancing and music.

His name means ‘five-flower prince’. Just call him Flower.

He is immensely popular, despite his membership of the MACUILTONALEQUE. He must have taken bribes or turned a blind eye.

He’s also another manifestation of XOCHIPILI.

MACUILXOCHITL FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MACUILXOCHITL
Location : Mexico
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Sports and Phys Ed
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : MACUIL-XOCHITL, MACUILXÒCHITL
Popularity index : 6144

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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "MACUILXOCHITL: God of Sport from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 24 July 2014.

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