Cipactli bit the foot of Tezcatli-poca.

Something caught the foot of Quuisi (p. 33).

The maiden Goewin held the foot of Math (p. 413).

In the Eca-tonatiuh, the people became monkeys.

People were transformed into cogn (baboons).

Gilvethwy was transformed successively into a buck (p. 419), a boar (p. 420), and a wolf.

Snake as name-glyph of wind-god.

After snake-people sought to produce a sand-storm,


deluge "rose about the mountains" of the snake-people (p. 32).

"There is a tradition that an ancient British town, situated near this place, called Caer Arianrhod, was swallowed up by the sea" (note to p. 422).


Cogaz cut sticks for making bows; but a little girl re-directed the song.

Out of sticks, leather was made for the woman Arianrhod (p. 423).


Cagn shot eagle (p. 33).

Gronw Pebyr shot Llew Llaw Gyffes, who thereupon became an eagle (p. 429).


Cagn had become eland, as ostensible prey but

Llew Llaw Gyffes produced out of own body food for sow (p. 430).

Atlatl-darts shot at 2-headed deer missed it.

functioning as decoy; for spears hurled at it missed it.


Although reduced to bones, Cagn "went stumbling home" (pp. 33-34).

Llew Llaw Gyffes became "piteous sight, for he was nothing but skin and bone." (p. 431)

After Xiuh-nel fled into (and through) a bonfire in order to evade her,

After she had thrown him into a bonfire,


the goddess Itz-papalotl pursued Xiuh-nel into (and through) a bonfire.

the woman Cgorionsi was hurled into bonfire by Cagn (p. 33).

The woman Blodeuwedd, fleeing from Llew Llaw Gyffes, fell into a lake and thereupon became an owl (p. 432).

Dwarves accomany Tlaloc (as depicted in Codex Borgia).

The dobbetjes (thorns) were dwarves.



With resuscitation of Cagn after his flesh was devoured by emmets (p. 33), cf. the Murnin myth (of Kunapipi) of resucitation of corpses by biting emmets.

J. M. Orpen: "Glimpse into the Mythology of the Maluti Bushmen." THE CAPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE, 1874. Reprinted in:- FOLKLORE, 1919, pp. 143-152; and in:- Barbara C. Sproul: Primal Myths. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1979. pp. 31-34.

Lady Charlotte Guest (transl.): The Mabinogion, from the Red Book of Hergest. London:

Bernard Quaritch, 1877.