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History of the Incas   By: (1532?-1608?)

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Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society

[Illustration: Facsimile (reduced) of the COAT OF ARMS OF KING PHILIP II., From the Sarmiento MS., 1572, G├Âttingen University Library. Reproduced and printed for the Hakluyt Society by Donald Macbeth. ]

HISTORY OF THE INCAS

by

PEDRO SARMIENTO DE GAMBOA

Translated and Edited with Notes and an Introduction by Sir Clements Markham, K.C.B. President of the Hakluyt Society.

Cambridge: Printed for the Hakluyt Society. MDCCCCVII. Cambridge: Printed by John Clay, M.A. at the University Press.

COUNCIL OF THE HAKLUYT SOCIETY.

SIR CLEMENTS MARKHAM, K.C.B., F.R.S., President .

THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF LIVERPOOL, Vice President .

THE RIGHT HON. THE LORD AMHERST OF HACKNEY, Vice President .

THE RIGHT HON. THE LORD BELHAVEN AND STENTON.

THOMAS B. BOWRING.

COLONEL GEORGE EARL CHURCH.

SIR WILLIAM MARTIN CONWAY, M.A., F.S.A.

THE REV. CANON JOHN NEALE DALTON, C.M.G., C.V.O.

GEORGE WILLIAM FORREST, C.I.E.

WILLIAM FOSTER, B.A.

THE RIGHT HON. SIR GEORGE TAUBMIN GOLDIE, K.C.M.G., D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S., Pres. R.G.S.

ALBERT GRAY, K.C.

EDWARD HEAWOOD, M.A.

COLONEL SIR THOMAS HUNGERFORD HOLDICH, K.C.M.G., K.C.S.I., C.B., R.E.

JOHN SCOTT KELTIE, LL.D.

ADMIRAL SIR ALBERT HASTINGS MARKHAM, K.C.B.

ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR FREDERICK WILLIAM RICHARDS, G.C.B.

ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR EDWARD HONART SEYMOUR, G.C.B., O.M.

LIEUT. COL. SIR RICHARD CARNAC TEMPLE, BART., C.L.E.

ROLAND VENABLES VERNON, B.A.

BASIL HARRINGTON SOULSBY, B.A., F.S.A., Honorary Secretary .

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Introduction

Dedicatory letter to King Philip II

I. Division of the history

II. The ancient division of the land

III. Description of the ancient Atlantic Island

IV. First inhabitants of the world and principally of the Atlantic Island

V. Inhabitants of the Atlantic Island

VI. The fable of the origin of these barbarous Indians of Peru, according to their blind opinions

VII. Fable of the second age, and creation of the barbarous Indians according to their account

VIII. The ancient Behetrias of these kingdoms of Peru and their provinces

IX. The first settlers in the valley of Cuzco

X. How the Incas began to tyrannize over the lands and inheritances

XI. The fable of the origin of the Incas of Cuzco

XII. The road which these companies of the Incas took to the valley of Cuzco, and of the fables which are mixed with their history

XIV. Entry of the Incas into the valley of Cuzco, and the fables they relate concerning it

XIV. The difference between Manco Ccapac and the Alcabisas, respecting the arable land

XV. Commences the life of Sinchi Rocca, the second Inca

XVI. The life of Lloqui Yupanqui, the third Inca

XVII. The life of Mayta Ccapac, the fourth Inca

XVIII. The life of Ccapac Yupanqui, the fifth Inca

XIX. The life of Inca Rocca, the sixth Inca

XX. The life of Titu Cusi Hualpa, vulgarly called Yahuar huaccac

XXI. What happened after the Ayarmarcas had stolen Titu Cusi Hualpa

XXII. How it became known that Yahuar huaccac was alive

XXIII. Yahuar huaccac Inca Yupanqui commences his reign alone, after the death of his father

XXIV. Life of Viracocha, the eighth Inca

XXV. The provinces and towns conquered by the eighth Inca Viracocha

XXVI. Life of Inca Yupanqui or Pachacuti, the ninth Inca

XXVII. Coming of the Chancas against Cuzco

XXVIII. The second victory of Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui over the Chancas

XXIX. The Inca Yupanqui assumes the sovereignty and takes the fringe, without the consent of his father

XXX. Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui rebuilds the city of Cuzco

XXXI. Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui rebuilds the House of the Sun and establishes new idols in it

XXXII. Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui depopulates two leagues of country near Cuzco

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