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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In this chapter I shall relate how this is.
Coming from Ayavire along the royal road, the traveller reaches Pucara which means a strong placefour leagues from Ayavire. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. But they all agree that their ancestors lived in a wild state before they were subjugated by the Yncas, that they had strongholds in the mountains whence they came out to fight, and that they had many vicious customs.
Many of these stones are carved in different ways, some of them having the shape of the human body, which must have. The natives call these sheep llamas, and the males urcos.
Near it is the valley of Oyune, where they say that there is a great treasure hidden in a temple on dep summit of a snowy mountain, but it cannot be found, nor is it known where it is. The ancient Peruvians knew of gold, silver, copper, tin, and quickilver.
But as it must be got out by Indians, and as the country is too cold for Negroes, there are reasons enough why such great wealth is lost. In another, ciezaa to the westward, there are other ancient remains, among them many doorways, with their jambs, lintels, and thresholds, all of one stone.
Part one of the Chronicle of Peru, Pedro Cieza de León
The days and nights are almost equal, and the cold in this district is greater than in any other part of Peru, excepting the snowy peaks, pedroo the land is high, and comes up to the mountains. This goes on for some days, at the end of which the poorest men and women are assembled, and given what remains of the food and chlcha.
Thus they traverse the greater part of the village, declaring, in their songs, the deeds of the dead chief, and other things concerning him. Historygeographyethnographypolitical sciencebotanyzoology.
The flocks were divided according to their colours, and if a lamb was born of a different colour from its parents, it was passed into the flock of its own colour.
I saw the ruins of great edifices 1. In the valleys on the coast, and in other warm regions, the natives sow cotton, and make their clothes from it, so that they feel no want, because the cotton cloth is suitable for their climate. The natives are rich in flocks, and they have plenty of provisions. Their flesh is the best in the woirld ; it is tender, wholesome, and savoury.
It is rumoured that some gold was found near this idol ; and all round there are more stones, large and small, all dressed and fitted like those already described.
Pedro Cieza de León
No trivia or quizzes lron. He was the author of two Relaciones, or reports to the government, the first addressed to the viceroy Marquis of Canete inand the second to the Count of Nieva. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. For myself I fail to understand with what instruments or tools it can have been done ; for it is very certain that before these great stones could be brought to perfection and left as we see them, the tools must have been much better than those now used by the Indians.
When the drink is ready, and the sheep and lambs killed, they carry the corpse to the place where the.
Four of them are towers of finely cut masonry, with the sides of the stones dovetailing into each other. The young men, and others who most desire cronixa, assemble to hear the evangehcal doctrine preached by the friars and clergymen.
If the deceased was a great chief, they did not bury him immediately, but, before doing so, they practised superstitious vanities for some days, which I shall not describe. They know not who erected them, but have heard their forefathers say dfl all these wonderful works were completed in a single night. These people, by the permission of God, were, like all the others, deceived by the devil with the false and delusive apparitions of some people who were dead, dressed and adorned in the way their bodies had been put into the cronicaa.
Cronica del Peru by Pedro Cieza-de-León
There are two kinds, one larger than the other. 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 Re, near Puno.
Before the defeat and death of the viceroy Blasco Nunez de Vela, near Quito in JanuaryGonzalo Pizarro had sent his lieutenant Carbajal to reduce fieza province of Charcas, and put down a revolt headed by Diego Centeno and Lope de Mendoza.
The editor also remained a whole day at Pucara incroinca at everything, but more than three centuries had elapsed since the visit of Cieza de Leon, and there is no longer a vestige of the ruins mentioned in the text. Of the sheep, huanacus, and vicunas, which they have in most parts of the mountains of Peru. At Tumbez he found the viceroy, who fled inland on his approach ; and Bachicao seized two vessels.
They have no other means of defending themselves, having no horns like a stag. Here were heaps of maize, dried potatoes, and other provisions, there great quantities of the best meat in the deo.
It is divided into two parts by the peninsula of Copacabana.
La cronica del Peru/ The Chronicles Of Peru : Pedro Cieza De Leon :
It is now known as the city of Chuquisaca, or Sucre, and is the capital of the republic of Bolivia. Certainly if this land of the Collao had a deep valley like those of Xauxa or Chuquiapu, which would yield maize, it would be one of the richest in all the Indies. The neck of the llama is long and smooth. When Gonzalo Pizarro rose against the viceroy Blasco Nuiiez de Vela, he entrusted Bachicao with the formation of a navy.