Acan

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Acan is the Maya god of wine and intoxication.[1][2] His name means 'belch'. He is identified with the local brew, balche, made from fermented honey to which the bark of the balche tree has been added.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coulter, Charles Russell; Turner, Patricia (2000). Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. p. 10. ISBN 0786403179. 
  2. ^ a b Jordan, Michael (July 1993). Encyclopedia of Gods: Over 2,500 Deities of the World. Facts on File. ISBN 978-0-8160-2909-9.