PERU: GIANTS AND DEVILS BROOD

The natives of this land affirm that in the beginning, and before this world was created, there was a being called Viracocha. He created a dark world without sun, moon or stars. Owing to this creation he was named Viracocha Pachayachachi, which means Creator of Everything. And when he had created the world he formed…

PERU: GIGANTER OG DJÆVLEYNGEL

De indfødte i dette land bekræfter at i begyndelsen eller rettere før denne verden var skabt, fandtes et væsen der blev kaldt Viracocha. Han skabte en mørk verden uden sol, måne og stjerner. På grund af denne skabelse fik han navnet Viracocha Pachayachachi hvilket betyder Skaberen af Alt. Og da han havde skabt verden formede…

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…