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  • There are _Mictan ahauh_, lord of Mictlan, this being the name of the abode of darkness, in Aztec mythology; _Caueztan ahauh_, probably _Coatlan_, lord of the abode of serpents; _Tzitzimil_, the _tzitzimime_ of the Aztecs; and

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  • What a cute name for a demon. Sounds like a couple of shih-tzus.

    July 17, 2008

  • ("Monsters descending from above") Celestial demons in Aztec mythology that continuously threaten to destroy the world. They are said to be the stars that battle the sun each dusk and dawn.


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    July 17, 2008