Teotihuacán, “the Place Where Men Became Gods”

According to Graham Hancock, in his book Fingerprints of the Gods, Central American legends collected in the sixteenth century by Father Bernardino de Sahagun say that Teotihuacán is known as the “City of the Gods” because “the Lords therein buried, after their deaths, did not perish but turned into gods….” (Note that ascension to “heaven” can be seen as becoming a god or a star.) Hancock writes: [Teotihuacán] was “the place where men became gods”. It was also known as “the place of those who had the road of the gods”, and “the place where gods were made”.

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