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Aztecs -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore

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Historia de Quetzalcohoatl

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291894]
Identifier: Vault MSS 649
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and leather bound manuscript detailing the life and travels of Quetzalcoatl, god-king of the Aztecs. Described are his teachings, miracles, and an explanation of his name. Duarte proposes the theory that Quetzalcoatl was in fact St. Thomas. This document also describes the history and geography of "Cholula," an area northeast of the Valley of Mexico.

Dates: 1682