But the most unique of all the gods of Mexico was Quetzalcoatl.
There it was that the eldest sister of Quetzalcoatl resided.
The five days and five sacred banners again bring to mind the close relation of this with the Quetzalcoatl symbolism.
It is very like that worn by Quetzalcoatl, and I would like our king, Montezuma, to see it.
The fable of Quetzalcoatl contains contradictions, the younger elements of which are a pure idealism of the more ancient.
Give me leave, and I will show you the writing from Quetzalcoatl himself.
Quetzalcoatl disappeared in Goatzacoalco, the Snake-corner (or nook), and a ship of snakes brought him to Tlapalla.
And then she is the mother of Quetzalcoatl, the god and hero of the early Nahuatl.
"This was before the coming of Quetzalcoatl and is of the remote past," said Montezuma, with a frown.
The period for the return of Quetzalcoatl was now near at hand.
An ancient nature god and legendary ruler of the Toltec people of Mexico, usually represented as a plumed serpent.