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There are hundreds of gods of the Aztecs. Below are a few of the gods.

 

This is a list of thier many gods and goddesses:

CENTEOTL, the corn god. He was a son of Tlazolteotl and the husband of Xochiquetzal.

CHALCHIUHTLICUE: The goddess of running Water. She was the sister of Tlaloc.

CHANTICO: the goddess of Hearth Fires and Volcanoes.

CHICOMECOATL: the goddess of Corn and Fertility.

CIHUACAOTYL: a goddess whose roaring signaled War.

COATLICUE - She of the Serpent Skirt.

EHECATL, the god of wind.

HUEHUETEOTL, "the old, old deity," was one of the names of the cult of fire. The maintenance of fires in the temples was a principal priestly duty and the renewal of fire was identified with the renewal of time itself.

ITZPZPALOTL: a goddess of Agriculture.

IXTLILTON: the god of Healing, Feasting, and Games.

MACUILXOCHITL: the god of Music and Dance.

METZTLI: the Moon god.

MICTLAN: the underworld and home of all the dead except warriors and women who died in labor.

MICTLANTECIHUATL: the lady and goddess of Mictlan and the Realm of the Dead.

MICTLANTECUHTLE, god of the dead.

OMETECUHLTI and his wife OMECIHUATL created all life in the world the god of Duality.

PATECATLl: the god of Medicine.

PAYNAL: the messenger to Huitzilopochtli.

HUITZILOPOCHTLI: The main god. God of the sun

These many gods and goddesses controlled the Aztec culture. They were all found at http://www.crystalinks.com/aztecgods.html.

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