He is one of the major Zapotec deities. He specializes in rain but also does Lightning and the occasional bit of Universe-creating as a bonus extra. The Zapotec people liked to get their money’s worth with their Gods.
He comes complete with a jaguar head and has a fine bifurcated snaky tongue. This forked tongue enables him to come up with lightning repartee.
Cocijo will be delighted to provide your crops with a vitally important shower of rain for the modest price of just one human sacrifice.
Cocijo Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cociyo, Gocio, Loçio, Lociyo
Area or people: Zapotec
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Rain
Area of expertise: Rain
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1936
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Article last revised on May 02, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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