Francisco Pizarro

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Noun1.Francisco Pizarro - Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)Francisco Pizarro - Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)
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I'm getting into the spirit of things by staying at a former conquistador's mansion, Villa Moritos, which is within striking distance of the ancestral home of Trujillo's greatest son, Francisco Pizzaro.
While a justifiable indictment of the Conquistadors (there is a marvelous scene with Francisco Pizzaro in Peru that sums them up beautifully and chillingly), it is also a story of not just what they took but what was lost.
But they dive into a runthrough of their work with candid zeal, donning cloth masks and manipulating wooden poles into a series of images derived from The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Peter Shaffer's somber drama about the devastation of Peruvian Incas by 16th-century Spanish explorer Francisco Pizzaro.

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