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The Second Part of the Chronicle of Peru : Volume 2 - Pedro de Cieza de Leon

The Second Part of the Chronicle of Peru

Volume 2

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Published: 24th June 2010
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The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Pedro de Cierza de Leon (c.1520 1554) was a Spanish solider who participated in many expeditions throughout South America. Between 1548 and 1553 he travelled across Peru, interviewing local officials and Inca prisoners and collecting information about the landscape and indigenous people. Volumes 33 (Travels of Pedro de Cierza de Leon) and 68 of the Hakluyt series were the first English translation of his work; this, the second volume, appeared in 1883 and contains a detailed description of Inca society and the Spanish conquest of Peru."

Dedication to General Caceres; Introduction; Fragment of chapter 3; 4. Which treats of what the Indians of this kingdom say touching the state of things before the Incas were known; 5. Touching what these natives say concerning the Ticivira-cocha; 6. How certain men and women appeared in Pacaree Tampu; 7. How the brothers, being in Tampu-Quiru, beheld him whom they had shut up in the cave by deceit, come forth with wings; 8. How Manco Capac founded Cuzco; 9. The author prefers to explain the government of the people, their laws, and customs; 10. How the lord was married to his sister the Coya; 11. How it was the custom among the Incas that they celebrated in their songs; 12. How they had chroniclers to record their deeds; 13. How the lords of Peru were beloved on the one hand, and feared on the other, by all their subjects; 14. How the riches possessed by the king were very great; 15. How they built the edifices for the lords; 16. How and in what manner they made the royal hunts for the lords of Peru; 17. Which treats of the order maintained by the Incas; 18. Which treats of the order they adopted in the payments of tribute by the provinces; 19. How the kings of Cuzco ordered that every year an account should be taken of all persons who died and were born; 20. How governors were appointed to the provinces; 21. How the posts of the kingdom were arranged; 22. How the Mitimaes were established; 23. Of the great preparations that were made when the lords set out on warlike expeditions; 24. How the Incas ordered the people to form settled towns; 25. How the Incas were free from the abominable sin; 26. How the Incas employed councillors and executors of justice; 27. Which treats of the riches of the temple of Curicancha; 28. Which treats of the other principal temples; 29. How the Capacocha was made; 30. How they made great festivities and sacrifices; 31. Of the second king or Inca who reigned in Cuzco, named Sinchi Roca; 32. Of the third king who reigned at Cuzco, named Lloque Yupanqui; 33. Of the fourth king who reigned at Cuzco, named Mayta Capac; 34. Of the fifth king who reigned at Cuzco, named Capac Yupanqui; 35. Of the sixth king who reigned in Cuzco, and of what happened in his time; 36. Of the seventh king or Inca who reigned in Cuzco, named Inca Yupanqui; 37. How, when this Inca wanted to make war in the province of Collao, a certain disturbance arose in Cuzco; 38. How the Orejones considered who should be Inca; 39. How Viracocha Inca threw a stone of fire with a sling at Caitomarca; 40. How a tyrant rose up in Cuzco; 41. How ambassadors from the tyrants of Collao came to Cuzco; 42. How Viracocha Inca passed by the province of the Canches and Canas; 43. How Cari returned to Chucuito; 44. How Inca Urco was received as supreme ruler of the whole empire; 45. How the Chancas arrived at the city of Cuzco; 46. How Inca Yupanqui was received as king; 47. How Inca Yupanqui set out from Cuzco; 48. How the Inca returned to Vilcas; 49. How Inca Yupanqui ordered Lloque Yupanqui to proceed to the valley of Xauxa; 50. How the captains of the Inca left Xauxa; 51. How the royal house of the sun was founded on a hill overlooking Cuzco; 52. How Inca Yupanqui set out from Cuzco and marched to the Collao; 53. How Inca Yupanqui set out from Cuzco; 54. How the Inca Yupanqui, having grown very old, resigned the government of the kingdom to Tupac Inca, his son; 55. How the Collas asked for peace; 56. How Tupac Inca Yupanqui set out from Cuzco; 57. How the Inca sent from Quito to know whether his commands had been obeyed; 58. How Tupac Inca Yupanqui marched by the coast valleys; 59. How Tupac Inca again set out form Cuzco; 60. How Tupac Inca once more set out from Cuzco, and of his death; 61. How Huayana Capac reigned in Cuzco; How Huayna Capac departed from Cuzco; 63. How Huayna Capac again ordered that an army should be assembled; 64. How Huayna Capac entered the cou

ISBN: 9781108011617
ISBN-10: 1108011616
Series: Cambridge Library Collection: Travel and Exploration (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 24th June 2010
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.4