Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...


Maya Eclipse God

Slightly odd God of Eclipses

Although everyone knows that eclipses are caused by a supernatural being eating the sun, in Maya mythology there’s a twist.

Ah Ciliz is actually a servant of the Sun who waits upon him at table. Why he should occasionally take it upon himself to devour his master is unclear. Pay and conditions not good enough? They should try for arbitration.

Ah Ciliz Facts and Figures

Name: Ah Ciliz
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Eclipses
Area of expertise: Eclipse, Eclipses

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5846

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Article last revised on April 12, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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