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Lord of the dawn : Quetzalcoatl, the plumed serpent of Mexico / written and illustrated by Tony Shearer

Catalog Data

Author:
Shearer, Tony  Search this
Subject:
Quetzalcoatl (Mesoamerican deity)  Search this
Physical description:
192 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
1971
©1971
Notes:
NMAI copy 39088009750787 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Gift from the Collection of Louise M. Moody, Donated by Helen M. Dodson.
Summary:
This is a love story and its history lies deep in the heart of Ancient America. The story is set within the framework of a terrible and wonderful prophecy, the Prophecy of the Thirteen Heavens and the Nine Hells. The Little People (Pockwatchies and Tlaloques) were believed to be the servants of the Rain God (Tlaloc) and thus guardians of the Earth Mother. These all appear in the song found in this book about the Quetzalcoatl, a Great One who brough spiritual awareness and enlightenment to the Indians of America. He founded a new religion based on peace and changed the face of Ancient America by religious and social reform. He founded the first "Confederation of the Tree" and laid down the prophecy, which this book is about.
Topic:
Aztec mythology  Search this
Origin  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Indians--Origin  Search this
Call number:
F1219.3.R38 S53 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_495947