PERU: ACLLAHUASI

Aclla is Quechua for a Sundaughter. Acllakuna is often translated the chosen women; huasi means house. We are at the remains of the acllahuasi, which Garcilaso described: A quarter of the city of Cusco was called Acllahuasi, House of the Chosen Women. The quarter is between two streets that run from the main square to…

PERU: INCA MARRIAGE

Sarmiento wrote that Sinchi Roca married Mama Cuca from Zañu. One generation before, Pedro Cieza de Leon had written that Sinchi Roca had been married to his sister and that their son Lloque Yupanqui had been married to the leader of Zañus beautiful daughter. Whether both Incas were married to a woman from Zañu is…

PERU: INKAÆGTESKAB

Sarmiento skrev at Sinchi Roca blev gift med Mama Cuca fra Zañu. En generation forinden havde Pedro Cieza de Leon skrevet at Sinchi Roca var blevet gift med sin søster og at deres søn Lloque Yupanqui var blevet gift med lederen fra Zañus smukke datter. Om begge inkaer var blevet gift med en kvinde fra…

PERU: INCAS WANDERING WITH THE GOLDEN WAND

Garcilaso de la Vega wrote that the Sun to his son and daughter should have said: When you have reduced these people to our service, you shall maintain them in reason and justice, showing mercy, clemency, and mildness, and always treating them as a merciful father treats his beloved and tender children. Imitate my example…

PERU: INKAERNES VANDRING MED GULDSTAVEN

Garcilaso de la Vega skrev at Solen til sin søn og datter skulle have sagt: Når I har gjort disse folk til vores tjenere så skal I behand-le dem med fornuft og retfærdighed, vise dem barmhjertighed og mildhed og altid behandle dem som en omsorgsfuld far behandler sine elskede og følsomme børn. Efterlign mit eksempel….

PERU: THE ORIGIN OF INCAS

Three men and three women appeared in a place called Pacaritambo, which is not far from the city of Cusco. Pacaritambo means House from which they Originated. The three men were called Ayar Cachi, Ayar Uchu and Ayar Manco and the three women were called Mama Rahua, Mama Huaco and Mama Cora. They tell that…

PERU: INKAERNES OPRINDELSE

Tre mænd og tre kvinder viste sig et sted der hedder Pacaritambo, som ligger ikke så langt fra Cusco. Pacaritambo betyder Huset Hvor De Stammede Fra. De tre mænd hed Ayar Cachi, Ayar Uchu og Ayar Manco og de tre kvinder Mama Rahua, Mama Huaco og Mama Cora. De fortalte at disse mennesker forlod Pacaritambo…

PERU: CHANGE OF RELIGION AS A FACTOR OF CONSISTENCY

Americas original inhabitants had for thousands of years worshipped their ancestors. As their descendants became more resident, they also worshipped Mother Earth and got a more dualistic world view. As early farmers their heirs developed a trinity represented by the snake, the puma and the condor. And much later, the Incas proclaimed themselves as Children…

PERU: RELIGIONSSKIFTE SOM SAMMENHOLDSFAKTOR

Amerikas oprindelige indbyggere havde i årtusinder dyrket deres forfædre. Efterhånden som deres efterkommere blev mere fastboende tilbad de også Moder Jord og fik et mere dualistisk verdenssyn. Som agerdyrkere udviklede deres arvinger en treenighed der blev repræsenteret af slangen, pumaen og kondoren. Og langt senere proklamerede inkaerne sig som Solens Børn. I takt med at…

PERU: THE GREAT FLOOD

A third myth about the early people sounded: In ancient times, a long time before there were Incas, the lands of Peru were heavily populated with people who lived in disarray without lords and justice. These people were savages and lived without order or reason. And before the Incas a great flood came upon this…

PERU: DEN VÆLDIGE FLODBØLGE

En tredie myte om de tidlige mennesker lød: I gamle dage, længe før der var inkaer, var Peru tæt befolket af mennesker der levede i stor forvirring uden herrer og uden retfærdighed. Disse mennesker var vilde og levede uden orden og fornuft. Før der var inkaer til skyllede en vældig flodbølge ind mod dette land,…