Aztec Symbols

One of the most important Aztec symbols in Aztec writing is the symbol of conquest. In this particular pictogram, an Aztec warrior is represented capturing another warrior with the temple of the enemy city-state in the background, toppled over and burning.…

Chalchiuhtlicue - Aztec Goddess of Rivers and Oceans

Sep 13, 2019 · Chalchiuhtlicue (Chal-CHEE-ooh-tlee-quay), whose name means "She of the Jade Skirt," is the Aztec goddess of water as it collects on the earth, such as rivers and oceans, and so was considered by the Aztecs (1110–1521 CE) as the patroness of navigation. She was one of the most important deities, as protector of childbirth and newborns.…

The Aztec symbol for war - Mexicolore

The symbol in the language of the Aztecs/Mexica (Náhuatl) was atl tlachinolli, meaning ‘water, burnt (or scorched) earth’. The metaphor, typically in Náhuatl, consists of two opposite elements (literally) - water and fire, forming two streams (in all likelihood one blue and one red) that join together to ……

Tlāloc - Wikipedia

Tlaloc (Classical Nahuatl: Tlāloc [ˈtɬaːlok]) is a member of the pantheon of gods in Aztec religion. As supreme god of the rain, Tlaloc is also a god of earthly fertility and of water. He was widely worshipped as a beneficent giver of life and sustenance.…