Tecuilhuitontli

Tecuilhuitontli is the name of the Seventh month of the Aztec calendar. It is also a festival in the Aztec religion. The principal deity is Xochipilli and feasts are also given to Goddess Huixtocihuatl and it is known as the Small Festival of the Lords.[1][2][3][4]

Tecuilhuitontli as depicted in the Tovar Codex

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tecuilhuitontli, the Seventh Month of the Aztec Solar Calendar". World Digital Library. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  2. ^ Susan Milbrath. Heaven and Earth in Ancient Mexico: Astronomy and Seasonal Cycles in the Codex Borgia. University of Texas Press. pp. 36–. ISBN 978-0-292-74411-0. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  3. ^ Francesco Saverio Clavigero (1787). The history of Mexico: Collected from Spanish and Mexican historians, from manuscripts and ancient paintings of the Indians. Illustrated by Charts and other copper plates. To which are added, critical dissertations on the land, the animals, and inhabitants of Mexico. G. G. J. and Robinson. pp. 449–. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  4. ^ "The Aztec Festivals". www.amoxtli.org. Archived from the original on 21 August 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013.