Xochipilli - Aztec God of Art. The god of art, games, beauty, dance, flowers, maize, and song in Aztec mythology, seated cross-legged on his throne. The name means Prince of Flowers. Origin: Tlalmanalko, Mexico. Location of the statue: Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City.
“Names have power.” ~ Rick Riordan Aztec society was a multi-ethnic society composed of people from different tribes. However, Nahuatl language was the most widely spoken language in the region. Aztec names drew their inspiration from religion and nature. Thus it was common to name the Aztec children after some deity in addition to being named after some precious or useful object of nature. Some Aztec names could be given to both males and females..."
“As the Wheel of Time turns, places wear many names. Men wear many names, many faces. Different faces, but always the same man. Yet no one knows the Great Pattern the Wheel weaves, or even the Pattern of an Age. We can only watch, and study, and hope.” ~ Robert Jordan <3 lis