John Leland wrote at 2004-09-04 01:14:55 (EDT) > In a message dated 8/31/04 10:57:36 AM Pacific Daylight Time, > [log in to unmask] writes: > > << And what > about the Americas? Are there no suitable deities there? > >> > There are the Maya monkey-scribe gods.I forget their names > off-hand. John Leland Hun Batz and, er... [refers to book] Hun Chuen. Spellings are somewhat variable, of course. They're pretty cool, but I don't think we know much about them apart from what's in the Popol Vuh (which isn't particularly complimentary) and whatever can be inferred from depictions in Maya art.