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Ah Puch

Definition of the noun Ah Puch

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  1. [context: Maya mythology] The personification of death in Maya mythology.

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Ah Puch: In Maya mythology, Ah Puch was the God of death and King of Metnal, the underworld.

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Google previewEnd of Days 2014 to 2018, New World Order by 2045 (2014)

by Steve Canada

Ah Puch is a death god. Chac is the rain and thunder god. Ek Chuah is god of merchants. Gukumatz was a culture hero who taught the Toltecs, and later the Maya, the art of civilization, including codes of law, agriculture, fishing and medicine.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Ah Puch (MayaPeople, Yucatan) see Ahpuch. Ah Puchah (MayaPeople, Yucatan ...

Google previewDeath Gods: An Encyclopedia of the Rulers, Evil Spirits, and Geographies of the Dead (2009)

by Ernest L. Abel

God A (aka Ah Puch, Ah Puchah, Au Puch, Cum Hau, Eopuco, Hun Ahau, Tzontemoc, Yum Cimil). In Mayan mythology, the god of death, often ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

with the death god, Ah Puch, a skeleton-like being, patron of the sixth day-sign Cimi ("Death") and lord of the ninth hell. Several other deities were associated with death — e.g., Ek Chuah, a war god and god of merchants and cacao growers, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of World Mythology (1986)

by Arthur Cotterell

Chac, the rain god, tended the new shoots of the tree, while the god of death, Ah Puch, sought to nip off the seed leaves. Hypnos Europe Literally 'sleep' .

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