Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Pedro Cieza de León (Llerena, Sevilla , ). España. Fue conquistador y cronista e historiador del Perú. Escribió. Pedro Cieza de León (Llerena, Sevilla, ). España. Fue conquistador y cronista e historiador del Perú. Escribió una Crónica del Perú en tres partes. 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 .
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On both sides of these villages there are leoh more. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Centeno fled, closely pursued by Carbajal, and hid himself in a cave somewhere near Arequipa for eight months. In another, more to the westward, there are other ancient remains, among them many doorways, with their jambs, lintels, and thresholds, all of one stone.
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These plains form beautiful and extensive meadows, the herbage of which is always plentiful, and at times very green, although in the spring it is parched up as in Spain. They are of all colours, like the horses of Spain, when domesticated, but the wild kind, called huanacus, have only one colour, which is a washed-out chestnut.
Now that I have related certain things that I was able to collect respecting the Collao as briefly as possible I propose to continue my writing by giving an se of the cronicz along the royal road as far as the city of La Paz, which is built in the valley of Chuquiapu, on the confines of the great province of the Collao. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
In many neighbouring hills, within the jurisdiction of this town of Plata, rich. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Cronicz other parts there are grand edifices, and what causes most astonishment are some great doorways of stone, some of them made out of one single stone.
La cronica del Peru/ The Chronicles Of Peru
There are two kinds, one larger than the other. All these are buried in the same tomb with the body, into which they also put some people alive. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Then they burnt ten, twenty, or more sheep, according to the rank of the dead man, and killed the ciezw, boys and servants who were to accompany him, according to their vain belief.
These activities include the following:. The famous ruins of Tiahuanaco, generally considerefl to be long anterior to the time of the Yncas, appear, like those at Ollantay-tambo, to be remains of edifices which were never completed. The licentiate Polo de Ondegardo was appointed corregidor of Charcas by the president Gasca, and subsequently of Cuzco, where he remained for several years.
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 Indians go to the heights with the ores to extract the silver, and they call the moulds Guayras. A small river of excellent water flows near it. From Ayavire another road goes to Omasuyu, which leads round the other side of the great lake of which I shall treat presently, and nearer to the forests of the Andes.
On its eastern side there is a cornice, in the centre of which a human figure is carved. Blessed be the invention of letters! Beyond Hayohayo is Sicasica, to which point the province of Colloa extends. It is now known as the city of Chuquisaca, or Sucre, and is the capital of the republic of Bolivia. The ancient Quichua for potatoe is ascu or acsu, and the same word exists in the Chinchaysuyu dialect.
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The mouth forms a transverse oval, garnished with sixteen teeth. A small village of the Collao, on the banks of the river Pucara, near the point where, uniting with the Azangaro, it forms the Ramiz, which empties itself into lake Titicaca at the north-west corner.
Cronica del Peru by Pedro Cieza-de-León
From the year to the royal fifths were valued at more than three millions of ducats, which is more than the Spaniards got from Atahualpa, and more than was found in the city of Cuzco, when it was first occupied. Beyond Paria are the villages of Pocoata, Macha, Coracora, Moromoro, and near the Andes there are other provinces and great chiefs. Maria Rios is currently reading it Aug 05, We are not ignorant of what we desire to know when we hold letters in our hands. They have no other means of defending themselves, having no horns like a stag.
Of these huge monolithic doorways there is one block of hard trachytic rock measuring 10 feet in height by 13 wide, and another 7 feet in height. He wrote this book in four parts, but only the first was published during his lifetime; the remaining sections were not published until the 19th and 20th centuries. The most remarkable of these tower tombs of the Collao are at a place called Sillustani, on a promontory running out into the lake of Umayu, near Puno.
These activities include the following:. He was also apjiointed corregidor of Charcas, where he was assassinated two years afterwards in a mutiny headed by Sebastian de Castilla.
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After they had performed notable deeds, these tyrants, or lords, who had risen up in the Colloa, turned their arms against each other, seeking also for the friendship of the Ynca Huira-ccocha, who then reigned in Cuzco. All this water flows out in a deep river which they called the Desaguadero, and falls into the lake which, as I have already said, is called Aullagas. 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.
God was served by the rebel being the victor in this battle. Pucara is a little town at the foot of an almost perpendicular mountain, which closely resembles the northern end of the rock of Gibraltar.