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  • Its principal river is the Rapel, sometimes considered as the southern limit of the Inca empire.
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  • The second narrative is the famous history of Florida by the Inca, Garcilasso de la Vega, who obtained his information from a Spanish cavalier engaged in the enterprise; it was completed in 1591, first appeared at Lisbon in 1605 under the title of La Florida del Ynca, and has since passed through many editions in various languages.
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  • The best known of these are Jose Sebastian Barranca, the naturalist and antiquary, Jose Fernandez Nodal, and Gavino Pacheco Zegarra of Cuzco, who published translations of the Inca drama of 011antay, and Leonardo Villar, of Cuzco.
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  • The Inca tribes were an agricultural and pastoral people, but the abundance of gold and silver in their possession at the time of the conquest shows that mining must have received considerable attention.
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  • The world has nothing to show, in the way of stone-cutting and fitting, to equal the skill and accuracy displayed in the Inca structures of Cuzco.
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  • Fearing that the little court of the Inca Tupac Amaru -(who had succeeded his brother Sayri Tupac) might become a focus of rebellion, he seized the young prince, and unjustly beheaded the last of the Incas in the square of Cuzco in the year 1571.
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  • The murder of the Inca Atahualpa was perpetrated on the 29th of August 1533, and on the 15th of November Pizarro entered Cuzco.
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  • The Caras, according to tradition, entered the country from the coast, and had thoroughly established themselves there long before the conquest by the Inca rulers Tupac-Yupanqui and his son Huayna-Capac. This conquest was comparatively easy because the Caras spoke a dialect of the same language, and were not greatly unlike their conquerors in manners and customs. The present Indian population of Ecuador, excepting those of the trans-Andean region, may be considered as descendants of these two races.
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  • The Inca Trail is not for the weak hearted or vertigo sufferers !
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  • The hot sulphur springs of Pultamarca, called the Banos del Inca (Inca's baths) are a short distance east of the city and are still frequented.
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  • In early days the home of the Aymaras by Lake Titicaca was a "holy land" for the Incas themselves, whose national legends attributed the origin of all Quichua (Inca) civilization to that region.
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  • On the 15th of November 1532 Pizarro with his little army, made his way to Cajamarca, where he received a friendly welcome from the Inca, whom he treacherously seized and made prisoner.
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  • At the same time the viceroy wisely came to an agreement with Sayri Tupac, the son and successor of the Inca Manco, and granted him a pension.
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  • Afterwards, the creator and the mother-egg became respectively the sun and the moon, represented by the Inca priest-king and his wife, the supposed descendants of Manco Capac. 11 Dualistic tendencies were also developed.
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  • There are five judicial districts (partidos judiciales), named after their chief towns - Inca, Iviza, Manacor, Palma and Port Mahon.
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  • Palma is the meeting place of all the highways in the island, and the terminus of the railway to Inca, Manacor, and Alcudia.
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  • In 1460, during the reign of the fourteenth Caran Shyri, or king of the Cara nation, Hualcopo Duchisela, the conquest of Quito was undertaken by Tupac Yupanqui, the Inca of Peru; and his ambitious schemes were, not long after his death, successfully carried out by his son Huayna-Capac, who inflicted a decisive defeat on the Quitonians in the battle of Hatuntaqui, and secured his position by marrying Pacha, the daughter of the late Shyri.
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  • The difference was no doubt due to the invasion and conquest of northern Chile in the 15th century by Yupanqui, Inca of Peru, grandfather of Atahualpa, ruler of Peru at the time of its conquest by Pizarro.
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  • Beyond the limits of the Inca conquest the Indians of Chile were distinguished by fierce independence of character and by their warlike qualities.
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  • The abortive insurrection of 1780-82, led by the Inca Tupac Amarti, was never a general rising, and was directed rather against Creole tyranny than against Spanish rule.
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  • At one point in its course it is crossed by the Rumichaca arch, a natural arch of stone, popularly known as the "Inca's bridge," which with the Minima gorge should be classed among the natural wonders of the world.
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  • A civil war broke out between the brothers, and, about the time when the Spanish conqueror Pizarro was beginning to move inland from the town of San Miguel, Huascar had been defeated and thrown into prison, and Atahualipa had become Inca.
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  • Pizarro set out in September 1532, and made for Caxamarca, where the Inca was.
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  • On the 15th of November, Pizarro entered Caxamarca, and sent his brother and Ferdinando de Soto to request an interview with the Inca.
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  • Pizarro himself seized the Inca, and in endeavouring to preserve him alive, received, accidentally, on his hand the only wound inflicted that day on a Spaniard.
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  • Rosalie McLain [18 Jun ]: Do Inca Gods have ablutions?
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  • In the late afternoon we'll drive back to Cusco for a night in the old Inca capital.
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  • A day pack to carry personal belongings on the Inca Trail is also useful.
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  • This species was formally considered conspecific with Collard Inca.
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  • It also acted as an observatory, containing markers that enabled the Inca priests to predict eclipses, solstices and equinoxes (8 ).
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  • The Inca ruling classes presided over a totalitarian slave empire.
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  • This is to best suit the climate, take in any local fiestas or due to availability of permits for the Inca Trail.
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  • An Inca delicacy, often on the menu in the highlands, is roast guinea pig.
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  • Overnight at the enchanting, colonial hacienda San Agustin de Callo, uniquely built on and around Inca ruins.
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  • Midway through the book, Robert is making notes on an Inca mommy which they are shown by a local herdsman.
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  • Built on the foundations of an Inca city, you can still see intricate Inca masonry and buildings as you walk through the town.
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  • The Inca Trail is one of the most famous high altitude treks in the world.
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  • Machu Picchu is a remarkably well-preserved abandoned Inca city set high up in the Andean mountains.
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  • The same thing happened when Francisco Pizarro and his raggle-taggle army of 168 men took on the millions of the Inca empire in Peru.
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  • The earthquake also caused some of the painted, stucco walls to fall off, revealing Inca foundations.
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  • During a stop to the Inca ruins on June 22, 2007, the Shrek star was spotted by press photographers carrying a green military-style bag imprinted with a red star and the saying, "Serve the People" printed in Chinese.
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  • South and Central American tours focusing on ancient Mayan and Inca civilizations.
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  • Oluchi Onweagba: Oluchi dazzles in an otherwise tame turquoise and tangerine bikini creation from Inca by Stephanie Hirsch.
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  • The month-long trips crisscross several continents to see the planet's most incredible sights, including the dramatic Inca city of Machu Picchu, the mysterious Easter Island and Cambodia's temple city of Angkor Wat.
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  • When the Spaniards arrived the Aymaras had been long under the Inca domination, and were in a decadent state.
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  • The expansion of the Inca rule and the formation of the Peruvian Empire was of modern growth at the time of the Spanish conquest, and dated from the victories of Pachacutic Inca who lived about a century before Huayna Capac, the Great Inca, whose death took place in 1526, the year before Pizarro first appeared on the coast.
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  • The Inca was a war chief elected by the council to carry out its commands.
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  • In addition to these are the tribes of wild Indians of the montana region, or eastern forests, who were never under Inca rule and are still practically independent.
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  • The interview was carried on by the priest Vicente de Valverde, who addressed the Inca through an interpreter.
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  • To this extraordinary harangue, which from its own nature and the faults of the interpreter must have been completely unintelligible, the Inca at first returned a very temperate answer.
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