Rare manuscript — one of the primary sources of information on pre-Conquest Incan history, traditions and chronology, gives full details of ceremonies, festivals and religious beliefs and provides detailed accounts of the origin of the Incas, ancient systems of land division, early settlements, biographical sketches of rulers, coming of the Spaniards, the execution of the last Inca emperor and much more. Also includes sensitively written account of events leading up to and including the execution of a young Incan prince. Of great interest to students of ancient South American cultures, this important document also contains a lexicon of Quichua words and a list of place names.
Reprint of the Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 1907 edition.
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|Author/Editor||Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa|
|Dimensions||5 3/8 x 8 1/2|