Origin of Quetzalcoatl
Examples from the Web for quetzalcoatl
But Votan has so much in common with Quetzalcoatl that some writers are inclined to consider them identical, or at least related.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3|Hubert Howe Bancroft
It is in Zapotecapan, however, that the disciples of Quetzalcoatl appear most prominently.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Next to him came the chief priest of Quetzalcoatl, who had no authority, however, except over his own order of clergy.
Quetzalcoatl then forsook Tollan, and journeyed from city to city till he reached Cholula, where he lived twenty years.American Hero-Myths|Daniel G. Brinton
A number of authorities have seen in Quetzalcoatl a god of the air, and even a moon-deity.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
British Dictionary definitions for quetzalcoatl
Word Origin and History for quetzalcoatl
plumed serpent god of the Toltecs and Aztecs, 1570s, from Nahuatl quetzalli (see quetzal) + coatl "snake."
Culture definitions for quetzalcoatl
An ancient nature god and legendary ruler of the Toltec people of Mexico, usually represented as a plumed serpent.