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==Earth Culture of Origin==
 
==Earth Culture of Origin==
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Aztec
 
Aztec
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==Alternate Names / Spellings==
 
==Alternate Names / Spellings==
  
 
None. Chalchiuhtlicue means She of the Jade Skirt.
 
None. Chalchiuhtlicue means She of the Jade Skirt.
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==Presides Over==
 
==Presides Over==
  
 
Goddess of lakes, streams, springs, oceans, rivers, rain; also youth, beauty, love, childbirth and marriage. Protector of children because of the water that breaks during the birth process.
 
Goddess of lakes, streams, springs, oceans, rivers, rain; also youth, beauty, love, childbirth and marriage. Protector of children because of the water that breaks during the birth process.
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==Personal Symbols==
 
==Personal Symbols==
  
 
She is seen sometimes as a river where on one bank grows a prickly pear.
 
She is seen sometimes as a river where on one bank grows a prickly pear.
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==Earth Mythological References==
 
==Earth Mythological References==
  
 
According to the Aztecs, the world we live in is the Fifth World. At the behest of her husband, Tlaloc, god of rain, Chalchiuhtlicue unleashed a flood to punish the wicked and destroyed the Fourth World. This goddess prefers sacrifices of flowers to human victims, despite the destruction she caused to humanity as an act of purification. She reveals her rage in the form of whirlwinds and hurricanes.
 
According to the Aztecs, the world we live in is the Fifth World. At the behest of her husband, Tlaloc, god of rain, Chalchiuhtlicue unleashed a flood to punish the wicked and destroyed the Fourth World. This goddess prefers sacrifices of flowers to human victims, despite the destruction she caused to humanity as an act of purification. She reveals her rage in the form of whirlwinds and hurricanes.
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==Stargate References==
 
==Stargate References==
  
Chalchiuhtlicue was actually seen in the series, but mentioned by Daniel Jackson after a temple to her was discovered in the Orban culture. The Goa’uld were on this planet as recently as the last few centuries, though it was unknown why they left. Artifacts and temples left behind connected the Orban culture to Teotihuacan, a city in pre-Columbian South America a cultural mecca bigger than ancient Rome. This city suffered a massive upheaval around 750 AD, possibly caused by the Goa’uld.
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Chalchiuhtlicue was actually seen in the series, but mentioned by Daniel Jackson after a temple to her was discovered in the Orban culture. The Goa’uld were on this planet as recently as the last few centuries, though it was unknown why they left. Artifacts and temples left behind connected the Orban culture to Teotihuacan, a city in pre-Columbian South America — a cultural mecca bigger than ancient Rome. This city suffered a massive upheaval around 750 AD, possibly caused by the Goa’uld.
  
 
==Episodes==
 
==Episodes==
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--[[User:Mellenbal|Mel]] 11:52, 9 Jan 2005 (PST)

Latest revision as of 18:14, 20 July 2005

Chalchiuhtlicue in Aztec art
Chalchiuhtlicue depicted on Orbanian bracelet

Earth Culture of Origin

Aztec

Alternate Names / Spellings

None. Chalchiuhtlicue means She of the Jade Skirt.

Presides Over

Goddess of lakes, streams, springs, oceans, rivers, rain; also youth, beauty, love, childbirth and marriage. Protector of children because of the water that breaks during the birth process.

Personal Symbols

She is seen sometimes as a river where on one bank grows a prickly pear.

Earth Mythological References

According to the Aztecs, the world we live in is the Fifth World. At the behest of her husband, Tlaloc, god of rain, Chalchiuhtlicue unleashed a flood to punish the wicked and destroyed the Fourth World. This goddess prefers sacrifices of flowers to human victims, despite the destruction she caused to humanity as an act of purification. She reveals her rage in the form of whirlwinds and hurricanes.

Stargate References

Chalchiuhtlicue was actually seen in the series, but mentioned by Daniel Jackson after a temple to her was discovered in the Orban culture. The Goa’uld were on this planet as recently as the last few centuries, though it was unknown why they left. Artifacts and temples left behind connected the Orban culture to Teotihuacan, a city in pre-Columbian South America — a cultural mecca bigger than ancient Rome. This city suffered a massive upheaval around 750 AD, possibly caused by the Goa’uld.

Episodes

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Further Reading


--Mel 11:52, 9 Jan 2005 (PST)