Tlaloc

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tlaloc
God of lightning, rain and earthquakes[1]
Tlaloc glyph.svg
Tlaloc as depicted in the Codex Magliabechiano
Other namesNonohualco, Tlaloctlamacazqui, Tlaloccantecutli
AbodeTlalocan[1]
Ilhuicatl-Meztli (1st Heaven)[1]
Chalchiuhtlicueyecatl (Gulf of Mexico)[1]
GenderMale
RegionMesoamerica
Ethnic groupAztec (Nahoa)
FestivalsEtzalcualiztli
Personal information
ConsortXochiquetzal (1st) and Chalchiuhtlicue (2nd)[1]
Children• With Chalchiuhtlicue: the Tlaloque (Nappatecuhtli, Tomiyauhtecuhtli, Opochtli, Yauhtli)[1] and Huixtocihuatl[2]
ParentsCreated by the Tezcatlipocas (Codex Zumarraga)[3]
SiblingsNone
Equivalents
Mixtec equivalentÑuhu-Dzahui
Zapotec equivalentPitao-Cocijo
Tlaloc in the Codex Laud

Tlaloc is one of the pantheon of gods in Aztec religion.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Cecilio A. Robelo (1905). Diccionario de Mitología Nahoa (in Spanish). Editorial Porrúa. pp. 567, 568, 569, 570, 571. ISBN 970-07-3149-9.
  2. Cecilio A. Robelo (1905). Diccionario de Mitología Nahoa (in Spanish). Editorial Porrúa. pp. 206, 207. ISBN 970-07-3149-9.
  3. Cecilio A. Robelo (1905). Diccionario de Mitología Nahoa (in Spanish). Editorial Porrúa. p. 351. ISBN 970-07-3149-9.

Other websites[change | change source]