11 Mar PDF | On Sep 1, , Roberto A. Valdeon and others published Translation and the Cronica del Peru: The Voices of Pedro Cieza de Leon. The First part of the Chronicle of Peru by Pedro Cieza de León is described by the Tags: Biblioteca Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, crónica, crónica de indias, Inca . The third part of Cieza de León’s Crónicas del Perú, which examined the discovery and conquest of Peru by the Spaniards, was considered by historians to be.

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They were to receive twenty rials a week, and half a rial for every league of distance between their native village and Potosi.

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The riches accumulated by individuals were enormous, and a man named Sinteros, “the rich,” who died inwas worth twenty million dollars. Tlie vicuna stands higher than a goat, and the colour of its wool is a crobica chestnut. They feed leonn the herbage of the plains, and when they complain they make a noise like the groaning of camels. In Porco, and in other parts of the kingdom where they extract metal, they make great plates of silver, and the metal is purified and separated from the dross by fire, in which operation large bellows are used.

He was the first European to describe some native Peruvian animal species and vegetables. South of the Vilca- uota mountains the Andes separate into two distinct chains, namely the Cordillera or coast range and the Eastern Andes, which include the loftiest peaks in South America, IlHmani and Sorata.


Many of these stones are carved in different ways, some of them having the shape of the human body, which must have. Coming from Ayavire along the royal road, the traveller reaches Pucara which means a strong placefour leagues from Ayavire. After they were conquered by the Yncas, their villages were well ordered, and both men and women wore clothes.

There are also statues of women with their infants in their laps, others with them on their backs, and in a thousand other postures.

But in the mountainous parts, such as the Collao and Charcas, no tree will grow, and if the cotton was sown it would yield nothing, so that the natives, unless they obtained it by trading, could have no clothing.

The Andes bordered on these sterile tracts, a certain number of Indians with their wives should be taken from each village, and stationed to cultivate the land in the places where the chiefs directed them to settle. At Tumbez he found the viceroy, who fled inland on his approach ; and Bachicao seized two vessels.

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I have also to say that in some parts of the district belonging to the town of Plata there are rivers which bring down very fine gold. Chunus or frozen potatoes are still the ordinary food of the natives of the Collao.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The waters of the lake wash the walls of the court. These are more swift than the huanacus, though smaller. Sailing northward he captured several others, and with the fleet thus formed, he got possession of the city of Panama in March The Yana-cuna were a class of Indians forced to labour as domestic servants, but with the power to choose their masters.

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The part of the country in which Tia-huanaco is situated, was first conquered by Mayta Ccapac, the fourth Ynca. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The treasure that was found in those times was a wonderful thing.

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The natives are rich in flocks, and they have plenty of provisions. When the natives of the Collao died they were mourned for during many days, the women holding staves in their hands, and putting ashes on their bodies. Don’t have a Kindle? Their wool is short and rough, yet it was also used by the Indians for their cloths.

But the climate is so cold that there is no maize, nor any kind of tree ; and the land is too sterile to yield any of the fruits which grow in other parts.

This viceroy also introduced the use of quicksilver, a mine of which had been discovered at Huancavehca, by a Portuguese named Enrique Garces, in They discovered five very rich veins on the upper part of the hill, called the ”rich vein,’ the “vein of tin, pedor. On the arrival of the president Gasca from Spain, Hinojosa, after some months of hesitation, betrayed his trust, and handed over the fleet to the wily ecclesiastic on November de, Please try again later.

Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: Of the great district which is inhabited by the Collas of the appearance of the land where their villages are built, and how Mitimaes were stationed to supply them with provisions. So many people dek to work the mines, that the place appeared like a great city.


Another remarkable thing is, that in all this district there are no quarries whence the numerous stones can have been brought, the carrying of which must have required many people.