MINE SAMMENLIGNINGER – LANGE LINIER GENNEM LANDENE

Nogle hundrede spanske conquistadorer havde stået overfor mange tusinde indianske krigere i 1519 i det vi i dag kalder Mexico og i 1532 i det vi kalder Peru. I begyndelsen 617 spaniere i Mexico og 176 i Peru. Umiddelbart en ulige kamp, hvor modparterne havde forskellig motivation, men hvor begge parter sloges indædt; selvfølgelig sloges…

PERU: PACHACÚTECS PANACA AND THE SPLIT INHERITANCE

From his palace on the north-west side of the site, Pachacútec ruled when he was in Cusco. Also that was four-folded, delimited by the streets and with a single, small door opening so the access easily could be controlled. It was both his home and administrative headquarter. It was his panaca, and the residents were…

PERU: PACHACÚTECS PANACA OG DEN DELTE ARV

Fra sit palads på pladsens nordvestlige side regerede Pachacútec når han var i Cusco. Også det var firlænget, afgrænset af gaderne og med en enkelt, mindre døråbning så adgangen nemt kunne kontrolleres. Det var både hans bolig og administrative hovedkvarter; det var hans panaca, og beboerne var hans familie med tjenestefolk. Alle skulle have noget…

PERU: PACHACÚTECS CORONATION

Pachacútec left his father for returning to the victory parade in Cusco, and he was accompanied by his illegitimate brother Inca Urco. On the way a quarrel emerged in the backs between Inca Urcos and Pachacútecs warriors. Some argued that it was an ambush and that there was a fighting, but Pachacútec ignored the tumult….

PERU: HE WHO OVERTURNS THE WORLD

Sarmiento described the decision of the 8th Sapa Inca: As Viracocha was now very old, he nominated as his successor his bastard son Inca Urco, without regard to the order of succession, because he was very fond of his mother. With the stamp bastard son, Sarmiento reminded his reader about what was fundamental for him:…

PERU: HAM DER VENDER OP OG NED PÅ VERDEN

Sarmiento beskrev den 8. sapa inkas beslutning: Da Inka Viracocha nu var meget gammel udnævnte han sin uægte søn Inka Urco som sin efterfølger uden at tage hensyn til reglerne for arvefølgen, for han var meget glad for drengens mor. Med stemplet uægte søn fik Sarmiento mindet sin læser om det for ham fundamentale: inkaers…