There are a few fun facts about Quetzalcoatl you can share with your friends. First appearing in Aztec myth, he’s represented as a snake with feathers, and his name was derived from that appearance. He’s also represented as a bearded man. He is credited as being the inventor of books and calendars, the protector of craftsmen including goldsmiths, as well as birthing humanity. (Busy guy.) There are some people who believe that Quetzalcoatl was actually Jesus Christ based on the mythology surrounding both of them.