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Xiuhtecutli

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1 Sara Di Diego = "Xiuhtecutli, or God of Fire, has many names.  This includes Tata ("Our Father") and Huehueteotl ("Oldest of the Gods").  Xiuhtecuhtli itself means "Lord of the Year).Work Cited:http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/mmp/mmp05.htm"
2 Sara Di Diego = "Mexican families would leave bread and drink for the God of Fire at every sunrise.  Once a year the fire in homes would be extinguished, and then reignited before an idol of Xiuhtecutli.  It was also tradition that whenever a baby was born, a fire would be ignited.  On their fourth day, the baby would pass through the fire as a baptism.Work Cited:http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/mmp/mmp05.htm"
3 Sara Di Diego = "The God of Fire is the color of fire with an ashy black face.  He has a serpent on his back to symbolize the snake-like feature of fire.  He also carries a golden mirror to symbolize the sun, which is the origin of all fire.Work Cited:http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/mmp/mmp05.htm"