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Title: The Aztec Calendar


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The Aztec Calendar
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The Fifth World-The World Today is ruled by the
Sun God Ollin
The Second World was ruled by the Sun God Ehecatl
The First World was ruled by the Sun God Ocelot
The Fourth World was ruled by the Sun God Atl
The Third World was ruled by the Sun God
Quiahuitl
The Aztecs believe that our world had been
created and destroyed four different times. Each
world had a different Sun God that ruled it.
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The First World
Ruled by Ocelot(Jaguar) The God of the Earth The
world was eaten by Jaguars and destroyed
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The Second World
Ruled by Ehecatl-The Wind God The world was
destroyed by a hurricane.
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The Third World
Ruled by Quiahuitl-The Fire God World was
destroyed by volcanic eruptions.
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The Fourth World
Ruled by Atl-The God of Water The world was
destroyed by floods.
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The Fifth World, our world, is ruled by Ollin,
the God of Earthquakes. Aztecs believe that this
world will end in earthquakes.
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In the center is
The face of Tonatiuh (The Sun)
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Tonatiuh in Nahuatl (the language of the Aztecs)
means the Sun.
The Aztec calendar is dedicated to the 5th
Tonatiuh (Sun). His name is Ollin
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Ollin-The Aztecs 5th Sun God
On his crown, he is wearing the sign (Acatl) on
his forehead which is the date that the fifth
world began.
The wrinkles on face show maturity and wisdom
His hair is blonde the same color as the golden
rays of the sun.
He wears a necklace of jade
The tongue is a knife that the Aztecs used for
human sacrifice. It is sticking out symbolizing a
solar ray.
He is wearing earrings
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Here you can see the claws of the Sun God holding
the human hearts of the victims sacrificed to
him. On each claw, he is wearing a bracelet.
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Represents the date June 26th -The date of the
Aztec celebrated the summer solstice.
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