Both Christians, Aztecs and Incas envisioned a divine creation, but they had different notions of the time for the creation. From the Bible, Christians knew that the creation had lasted six days. Irish Archbishop James Ussher would argue rationally for the Bible and calculated the first day of creation to have been on Sunday, October…
PERU: ATAHUALPA SENTENCED TO DEATH
The sun is setting on July 26, 1533 while Spanish soldiers led Sapa Inca Atahualpa with iron around the neck into the square where he had been captured eight months earlier. A blast on a trumpet opens the show trial with Pizarro and Almagro as judges, Sancho de Cuellar as clerk and Filipillo as interpreter….