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But the base part of their religion had three true Gods:Huitzilopochtli ("hummingbird wizard," the native and chief god of the Tenochca, Huitzilopochtli was the war and sun god), Tezcatlipoca ("Smoking Mirror," chief god of the Aztecs in general), and Quetzalcoatl ("Sovereign Plumed Serpent," widely worshipped throughout Mesoamerica and the god of civilization, the priesthood, and learning). Civilizations belong to a living culture and have characteristics of living organisms.

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Publisher: Macmillan USA; 4th edition (December 16, 1990)

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