Fourth Sun

Central American - The fourth age of the Aztec creation. Cycle. The Third Sun ended after 364 years when fire destroyed the earth. Then Chalchiuhtlicue took over as ruler of the Fourth Sun which lasted for 312 years before the world was inundated by a flood from which only Nata and Nena escaped. The next period was the Fifth sun which is the present age. Another version calls the period of the Fourth Sun the Sun of Earth or the Sun of Water and says that it was during this period that fishes were made. At times, known as Fourth Sun, Ecatonatiuh, Ecatonatiuh, Four Water, Four Water, Sun of Earth, Sun of Earth, Sun of Water, Sun of Water, First Sun, sun, sun, ages, Fifth Sun, Second Sun, Third Sun or Ages.

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