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Tozoztontli is the name of the third month of the Aztec calendar. It means Little Perforation. It is also a festival in the Aztec religion, the deities are Centeotl, Tlaloque, Chicomecoatl and Coatlicue. It marks the end of the dry season.It is the season of bird sacrifices and is called The Little Vigil. [1][2][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Tozoztontli, Festival of Bird Sacrifices, the Third Month of the Aztec Solar Calendar". World Digital Library. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Susan Milbrath (22 February 2013). Heaven and Earth in Ancient Mexico: Astronomy and Seasonal Cycles in the Codex Borgia. University of Texas Press. pp. 21–. ISBN 978-0-292-74373-1. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Aztec Festivals". Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Manuel Aguilar Moreno (12 September 2007). Handbook to Life in the Aztec World. Oxford University Press. pp. 328–. ISBN 978-0-19-533083-0. Retrieved 24 July 2013.