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The name is said to be derived from the Aymara word Potocsi “he who makes a noise”because, when Huayna Ccapac in ordered search to be made for a silver mine on the hill, a terrible voice cried out from underground that the riches it contained were reserved for other masters. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Beyond this town is the province cronnica Tuquma, and the regions which were entered and discovered by the captains Felipe Gutierrez, Diego de Eojas, and Nicolas de Heredia, in which direction they discovered the river of La Plata, fieza reached the fortress which was built by Sebastian Cabota.

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Part one of the Chronicle of Peru, Pedro Cieza de León

It may be that they will also be found pero parts that are still unknown. It was deemed convenient that there should be a Spanish settlement between Cuzco and the rich silver-yielding province of Charcas, and thus the building of the city of La Paz was commenced.

Pedfo the drink is ready, and lfon sheep and lambs killed, they carry the corpse to the place where the 1. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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, because the land is high, and comes up to the mountains. These plains form beautiful and extensive meadows, the herbage of which dw always plentiful, and at times very green, although in the spring it is parched up as in Spain. In the city of La Paz I ate a dinner off one of these fat huanacus, in the inn kept by the captain Alonzo de Mendoza.


From the village of Tiahuuanaco the road pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru to Yiaclia, a distance of seven leagues, leaving the villages called Cacay- avire, Caquinhora, Mallama, and others on the left hand ; but it seems to me of little use to name them all. The villages of Indians subject to Paria are Caponota and many others, some near the lake, and some in different parts of the district. From this, and from the fact that they also speak of bearded men on the island rel Titicaca, and lson others who built the edifice of Vinaque, 1 it may, perhaps, be inferred that, before the Yncas reigned, there was an intelligent race who elon from some unknown part, and who did these things.

Belisarios Digenis rated it liked it Oct 05, When I passed through these parts the corregidor was Simon Pinto, and pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru governor was an Indian named Gaspar, an intelligent and clever pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Of the founding of the city called of Our Lady of Peace, who was its founder, and of the pedeo thence to the town of Plata. The ear is represented by a semi-lunar figure in a square, and in the fore-part of it is a vertical band with three squares, terminating in the head of a wild beast.

Here there are a great many lofty tombs where they buried their dead.

After they were conquered by the Yncas, their villages were well ordered, and both men pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru women wore clothes. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Walter Mendoza marked it as to-read Dec 11, The llama stands as high as a deer of Spain, but no animal does it resemble more than a camel without a hump, and a third part of the size. But as the affairs of Chile are important, and require a special narrative, I have only written what I saw between Uraba and Potosi, which is near this town, a road of such length that it must be from the borders of Uraba to the further end of the town of Plata a good two thousand two hundred leagues, as I have already stated.


But as it must be got out by Indians, and as the prdro is too cold for Negroes, there are reasons enough why such great wealth is pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru.

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In the same district, in the xel of the Andes, is the famous and very rich river of Caravaya, whence, in former years, they took more than 1, pesos of gold of such fineness that it exceeded the standard; and gold is still found in the river, but it is only obtained with great.

Pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru to the road where I left it, which was at Hatun- colla, I have to pedro cieza de leon cronica del peru that it passes thence by Paucar-colla, 1.

All these are buried in the same tomb with the body, into which they also put some people alive. In the beds of reeds in this lake there are many kinds of birds, such as large ducks, and they kill two or three kinds of fish in the lake, which are very good, though they are held to be unwholesome. See Prescott’s Peru, i, p.

Although recently converted from Judaism to Catholicismthe family enjoyed good social standing in the region because croniica their networks and business dealings. Acosta says that in his time there were four principal veins of silver on the hill of Potosi, called La Rica, Centeno, Estano tinand Mendietu.

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