Aztec Mythology

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

CIPACTONAL

Aztec Astrological God

Picture of the Aztec Astrological God Cipactonal from our Aztec mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Creator of Astrology

If Cipactli is a crocodile, you might expect the similar-sounding Cipactonal to be another Croc God.

But not at all. He is in fact a very resourceful sorcerer. Together with his wife Oxomoco (nothing to do with beef cubes) they invented Astrology and Calendars.

They also helped Quetzalcoatl to move a mountain and sorted out famine relief with their Dig for Victory food campaigns.

Cipactonal Facts and Figures

Name: Cipactonal
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Astrology
Area of expertise: Astrology

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 840

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Article last revised on August 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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