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Myth - Tlaloc

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Gods/Goddesses Index | Asia | Encyclopedias | Myth Index
Aztec God/Goddesses index

Tlaloc - He who makes things grow
Known to the Olmec as "Epcoatl", meaning Seashell Serpent; to the Maya as Chac; to the Totonacs as Tajin; to the Mixtecs as Tzahui; to the Zapotecs as Cocijo. A water god and probably among the oldest gods. Benevolent, he would release floods and lightning when angered.

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