Quetzalcoatl’s brother is Xolotl and his mother is Top Goddess Coatlicue. He helped create the cosmos and instigated the system of universal death and rebirth. Think wind rippling through grasses and foliage, green plumes, feathers, scales.
Quetzalcoatl ruled the Fifth World Cycle and created fifth-generation humans by sprinkling his blood over the bones of the previous tenants. Of course the bones first had to be rescued from Mictlan, which was no easy task as Mictlantecuhtli was playing finders-keepers.
Quetzalcoatl brought culture to mankind and also agriculture. But most importantly, he brought chocolate!
It is a fairly little-known fact that the great Quetzalcoatl was originally Kukulcan, the feathered serpent god of the Maya. This is a clear case of Aztec copyright theft.
Quetzalcoatl Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Quetzacoatl, Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation
Good/Evil Rating: GREAT, really beneficial
Popularity index: 4772
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Article last revised on August 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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