Incas


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In·ca

also In·ka  (ĭng′kə)
n. pl. Inca or In·cas also Inka or In·kas
1.
a. A member of the group of Quechuan peoples of highland Peru who established an empire from northern Ecuador to central Chile before the Spanish conquest.
b. A ruler or high-ranking member of the Inca Empire.
2. A member of any of the peoples ruled by the Incas.

[Spanish, from Quechua inka, ruler, man of royal lineage.]

Incas

AD 1200–1535 The Incas built an extensive empire, the hub of which was the city of Cuzco. Their ruler was known as the Only Inca,” and was regarded as a god. The Inca were sunworshippers, and practiced human sacrifice. Their last king, Atahualpa, was captured by the Spanish expedition led by Pizzaro.
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He was heir direct, without anyone to share, in those treasures torn from the Incas and from the conquered of Ferdinand Cortez.
Valparaiso -- Portillo Pass -- Sagacity of Mules -- Mountain- torrents -- Mines, how discovered -- Proofs of the gradual Elevation of the Cordillera -- Effect of Snow on Rocks -- Geological Structure of the two main Ranges, their distinct Origin and Upheaval -- Great Subsidence -- Red Snow -- Winds -- Pinnacles of Snow -- Dry and clear Atmosphere -- Electricity -- Pampas -- Zoology of the opposite Side of the Andes -- Locusts -- Great Bugs -- Mendoza -- Uspallata Pass -- Silicified Trees buried as they grew -- Incas Bridge -- Badness of the Passes exaggerated -- Cumbre -- Casuchas -- Valparaiso.
The priestcraft of the East and West, of the Magian, Brahmin, Druid, and Inca, is expounded in the individual's private life.
Leonardo has worked with INCAS previously, providing its Seaspray 5000E AESA surveillance radar for INCASs special mission BN-2 Islander aircraft.
Ante todo que, ademas de ofrecer una vision global sumamente inteligente del mundo andino a partir de la escasa informacion en ese momento disponible, Metraux intento tambien presentar el conjunto del mundo inca (y el que le antecedio) sin limitarse a retratar el mundo de la nobleza, incluyendo tambien sendos capitulos en los que se ocupaba del campesinado, la religion y la administracion, la imagen de los incas en el Viejo Mundo, (4) su suerte durante la conquista, su renacimiento y decadencia en la colonia e independencia, y la encrucijada en que se hallaban los quechuas a mediados del siglo XX, signada por su esperanza en el retorno del Inca.
Scholars date the "fortress" to a megalithic age; later, the Incas would recall their failure to move even one of these huge stones.
Regional Archaeology in the Inca Heartland: The Hanan Cuzco Surveys
THE chief executive of a Tyneside charity is taking on the Inca Trail to raise vital funds.
L'episode de la guerre entre les incas et les chancas: une proposition par rapport sa construction et interpretation
menciono siempre la necesidad de entender la sucesion entre los incas desde una perspectiva distinta a la de la norma europea vigente hacia 1500.
La critica de Carrillo hacia los "raido(s) historiador(es)" pone sobre el tapete no solo el problema epistemologico del "conocimiento historico" sino ademas, la necesidad de buscar aquellos heroes legitimos que el "raido historiador" ha pretendido ocultar y que nos pemitirian revalorar la manera en la cual los incas percibieron la presencia de los espanoles en Cajamarca en 1532.
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