Camazotz

In Maya mythology, Camazotz (alternate spellings Cama-Zotz, Sotz, Zotz) was a bat god. Camazotz means "death bat" in the K'iche' language. In Mesoamerica the bat was associated with night, death, and sacrifice.

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Camazotz - Mythology
... In the Popol Vuh, Camazotz are the bat-like monsters encountered by the Maya Hero Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque during their trials in the underworld of Xibalba ... Hunahpu stuck his head out of his blowgun to see if the sun had risen and Camazotz immediately snatched off his head and carried it to the ballcourt to be hung ...
Changing Breed - Source Material - Camazotz
... Camazotz Glyph Alliances none (extinct) Sourcebooks none Very little is known about the Camazotz, being one of the Changing Breeds that have been wiped ... rumored that they would have something to do with the return of the Camazotz before the Apocalypse ...
A Wrinkle In Time - Locations
... planets, the ones whose names are given include the following Camazotz – A planet of extreme, enforced conformity, ruled by a disembodied brain called IT ... Camazotz is similar to Earth, with familiar trees such as birches, pines, and maples, an ordinary hill on which the children arrive, and a town with smokestacks, which "might have been one of any ... Camazotz has also been compared with "an early sixties American image of life in a Communist state", a characterization partially dismissed as too glib ...
Places In The Works Of Madeleine L'Engle - Time Quartet - Other Planets
... names are given include the following Camazotz – A planet of extreme, enforced conformity, ruled by a disembodied brain called IT ... Camazotz is described as being similar to Earth, with familiar birch, pines, and maple trees, an ordinary hill on which the children arrive, and a town with smokestacks, which "might have been one of any ... Camazotz has also been compared with "an early sixties American image of life in a Communist state", a characterization partially dismissed as too ...
A Wrinkle In Time (film) - Plot Summary
... Murry from the malevolent "IT" on the planet Camazotz ... Once they reach Camazotz, however, it is up to Meg, Calvin and Charles Wallace to face the dangers of CENTRAL Central Intelligence, aided only by each other and a pair of Mrs Who's glasses ... to tesser himself, Meg and Calvin away from Camazotz, but Charles Wallace is left behind, trapped in the mind of IT ...