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According to myth Quetzalcoatl has done all of the following:

  • Named all of the landmarks of the Earth (mountains, seas, etc.)
  • Discovered maize, a form of corn
  • Created fire
  • Established the maguey culture, a form of brewing and ceremonial drinking
  • Gave instruction of music and dance
  • Cured a number of ailments: blindness, coughs, skin afflictions, etc.; instructed priests how to help similar illnesses
  • Helped with fertility problems
  • Domesticated or tamed animals
  • Established the priesthood, gave proper instruction of sacrifice and created the Tonalmatal or Book of the Destiny Days