Zipacna

Central American - A Mayan dawn-god and god of earthquakes. Son of Vucub-Caquix and Chimalmat. Brother of Cabraca. He and his brother were giants whose power threatened that of the gods. The twins Hunapu and Ixbalanque trapped him in a pit and piled trees on top, then built a house over it. The giant broke out, killing the 400 young men who had helped the twins, but they later trapped him in a ravine, dropped huge boulders on him to kill him, and finally used their magical powers to turn him into stone. Sometimes referred to as Zipacna, Cockspur, Cockspur, Earth-heaper, Earth-heaper, Zipakna or Zipakna.

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