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Magec
Magec
(Guanche Berber Ma-ɣeq, "possesses radiance" or "mother of brightness" [1]), in Tenerife,[2] was a deity in the ancient Berber mythology. He or she was god or goddess (actual gender is unknown) of the Sun
Sun
and the light and also thought to be one of the principal divinities in Guanche religion. According to legend, Magec
Magec
was captured by Guayota
Guayota
and held him or her prisoner inside Teide; Magec was later liberated by Achamán. See also[edit]

Guanche Religion

References[edit]

^ Insuloamaziq ^ Prehistoria de Canarias Archived 2010-03-29 at the Wayback Machine.

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Cultural domain of Canary Islands

History

Guanches Pre-colonial times Conquest Treaty of Alcáçovas First Battle of Acentejo Kingdom of the Canary Islands Battle of Aguere Second Battle of Acentejo Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tenerife
(1657) Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tenerife
(1797) Spanish transition Autonomous community Canarian Parliament

Languages

Guanche† Canarian (Spanish) Gomeran Whistle

Mythology

Gara and Jonay Achamán Achuguayo Achuhucanac Chaxiraxi Chijoraji Guayota Magec Maxios Tibicena

Sports

Bola canaria Canarian wrestling Juego del Palo Salto del pastor Open Gran Canaria Island Open Lanzarote Island Open Costa Adeje

Cuisine

Almogrote Canarian arepa Canarian wrinkly potatoes Gofio Malvasia Majorero Miel de palma Mojo Pasteles Ropa vieja Sancocho Sangria Tropical beer Wines

Musical instruments

Chácaras Timple

Traditions

Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival of Las Palmas Bajada (festival) Cavalcade of Magi Holy Week Virgin of Candelaria Cristo de La Laguna Akelarre

Symbols places of the Canary Islands

Teide Auditorio de Tenerife Garajonay Caldera de Taburiente