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Viracocha

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Viracocha (Huiracocha) was the Inca creator god. He was a solar deity with storm god characteristics. Viracocha created a race of giants who became unruly, causing him to send a ...

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Viracocha

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 87 words.

Viracocha (Huiracocha) was the Inca creator god. He was a solar deity with storm god characteristics. Viracocha created a race

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Viracocha

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Viracocha (Huiracocha) was the Inca creator god. He was a solar deity with storm god characteristics. Viracocha created a race of giants who became unruly, causing him to send a ...

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Viracocha (America)

Arthur Cotterell.

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 316 words.

The supreme being of the Incas: a storm god and a sun god. Of great importance in Peru even before

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Huacas (America)

Arthur Cotterell.

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 35 words.

Sacred things. Beneath the remote creator deity Viracocha, and the more active sun god Inti, the Incas worshipped innumerable nature

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Mamacocha

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 34 words.

Viracocha, the Incan creator god, was married to Mamacocha (Cochamama), the sea goddess. Their son was the sun god

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Tonapa

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America

Or Conapa, ‘heat-bearing’. One of the divine assistants of Viracocha, the creator deity of ancient Peru. He may have been bound and set adrift upon Lake Titicaca as a...

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Tonapa (America)

Arthur Cotterell.

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 51 words.

Or Conapa, ‘heat-bearing’. One of the divine assistants of Viracocha, the creator deity of ancient Peru. He may have been

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Huacas

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

America

Sacred things. Beneath the remote creator deity Viracocha, and the more active sun god Inti, the Incas worshipped innumerable nature gods, believed to be manifest in huacasnull...

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Inti

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The primary Incan sun god, depicted as a golden disk with a shining face and extending rays, Inti was the son of the Creator god Viracocha and the father of ...

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Mamacocha

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Viracocha, the Incan creator god, was married to Mamacocha (Cochamama), the sea goddess. Their son was the sun god Inti, the father of the founder and first emperor of the Incas, Manco...

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