Narratives of the Rites and Laws of the Yncas

1st Edition

Clements R. Markham

Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 272 Pages
ISBN 9781409413141 - CAT# Y239489
Series: Hakluyt Society, First Series


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Translated from the Original Spanish Manuscripts, and Edited, with Notes and an Introduction. Texts include: An account of the fables and rites of the Yncas, by Cristóbal de Molina, c. 1570-84,; An account of the antiquities of Peru, by Juan de Santa Cruz Pachacuti-Yamqui Salcamayhua [an Indian], c. 1620; A narrative of the errors, false gods, and other superstitions and diabolical rites in which the Indians of the province of Huarochiri lived in ancient times, by Dr. Francis de Avila, 1608; Report by Polo de Ondegardo, c. 1560. Indexes include one of Quichua vocabulary. The supplementary material includes the 1872 and 1873 annual reports. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1873.

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