Quetzalcoatl is an Aztec God that is worshipped by people in other ancient cultures as well. To the Egyptians he is Thoth. In both these ancient beliefs and many others he is the God of Knowledge and Wisdom.   Also, Hermes and Metatron

Quetzalcoatl is an Aztec God that is worshipped by people in other ancient cultures as well. To the Egyptians he is Thoth. In both these ancient beliefs and many others he is the God of Knowledge and Wisdom. Also, Hermes and Metatron

Teotihuacan, Mexico - (detail of tserpents on temple) Temple of the Feathered Serpent is the modern-day name for the third largest pyramid at Teotihuacan, a pre-Columbian site in central Mexico. In the 1980s more than a hundred possibly-sacrificial victims were found buried beneath the structure. The burials, like the structure, are dated to some time between 150 and 200 CE.

Teotihuacan, Mexico - (detail of tserpents on temple) Temple of the Feathered Serpent is the modern-day name for the third largest pyramid at Teotihuacan, a pre-Columbian site in central Mexico. In the 1980s more than a hundred possibly-sacrificial victims were found buried beneath the structure. The burials, like the structure, are dated to some time between 150 and 200 CE.

Quetzalcoatl by *GENZOMAN Quetzalcoatl is a Mesoamerican deity whose name comes from the Nahuatl language and has the meaning of "feather-serpent". Among the Aztecs, whose beliefs are the best-documented in the historical sources, Quetzalcoatl was related to gods of the wind, of Venus, of the dawn, of merchants and of arts, crafts and knowledge. Quetzalcoatl was one of several important gods in the Aztec pantheon along with the gods Tlaloc, Tezcatlipoca and Huitzilopochtli.

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Quetzalcoatl by *GENZOMAN Quetzalcoatl is a Mesoamerican deity whose name comes from the Nahuatl language and has the meaning of "feather-serpent". Among the Aztecs, whose beliefs are the best-documented in the historical sources, Quetzalcoatl was related to gods of the wind, of Venus, of the dawn, of merchants and of arts, crafts and knowledge. Quetzalcoatl was one of several important gods in the Aztec pantheon along with the gods Tlaloc, Tezcatlipoca and Huitzilopochtli.

Quetzalcóatl /ˌkɛtsɑːlˈkoʊɑːtəl is a Mesoamerican deity whose name comes from the Nahuatl language and means "feathered serpent."

Quetzalcóatl /ˌkɛtsɑːlˈkoʊɑːtəl is a Mesoamerican deity whose name comes from the Nahuatl language and means "feathered serpent."

.:Quetzalcoatl dancer:. by ~Marmottegarou on deviantART

.:Quetzalcoatl dancer:. by ~Marmottegarou on deviantART

The holy city of Teotihuacan ('the place where the gods were created') is situated some 50 km north-east of Mexico City. Built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D., it is characterized by the vast size of its monuments – in particular, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, laid out on geometric and symbolic principles.

The holy city of Teotihuacan ('the place where the gods were created') is situated some 50 km north-east of Mexico City. Built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D., it is characterized by the vast size of its monuments – in particular, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, laid out on geometric and symbolic principles.

quetzalcoatl | Imagen 2 , a photo by frankmysterio 2 APC on Flickr.

quetzalcoatl | Imagen 2 , a photo by frankmysterio 2 APC on Flickr.

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