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15 09, 2017

Ba’al – the Levant – West Asian gods

By |2019-09-04T07:30:03-07:00September 15th, 2017|West Asia|2 Comments

Ba'al from Ugarit (Louvre Museum, Paris) He who shall not be named? All along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in what's now Lebanon, Syria, and Israel, and down into the Arabian Peninsula, there was (and still is) a feeling that it's wrong to say the name of your god aloud. Instead, people called [...]

10 09, 2017

Central and South American religion

By |2019-03-08T21:30:13-07:00September 10th, 2017|Central America, Religion, South America|0 Comments

Maya Corn King on a plate Polytheism in the Americas The people who lived in South and Central America before 1500 were polytheistic - they believed in many different gods. Because they lived pretty near one another, and ate many of the same foods, some of their gods were pretty much the same. What is [...]

9 09, 2017

Aztec gods and rituals – Central American religion

By |2019-02-07T06:27:10-07:00September 9th, 2017|Central America, Religion|0 Comments

The Aztec god of seeds, Xipe Totec (ca 1500 AD) Who were the Aztec gods? Aztec people were polytheistic - they had many gods. That's the same as like the people of China, India, or Africa at this time. Who were the Aztec? Religion of the Maya All our Central America articles Aztec nature gods Many of the Aztec gods [...]