Cieza de León, Pedro de, 1518-1554. The travels of Pedro de Cieza de Lóon, A.D. 1532-50, contained in the first part of his Chronicle of Peru

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To The Most High And Most Puissant Lord Don Philip, Prince Of The Spains, Our Lord.

Prologue By The Author, In Which He Announces The Intention Of The Work, And Its Divisions.

Chapter Xxxvi. Which Contains The Description And Appearance Of The Kingdom Of Peru From The City Of Quito To The Town Of La Plata, A Distance Of More Than Seven Hundred Leagues.

Chapter Xxxvii. Of The Villages And Provinces Between The Town Of Pasto And The City Of Quito.

Chapter Xxxviii. In Which It Is Stated Who Were The Kings Yncas, And How They Ruled Over Peru.

Chapter Xxxix. Of Other Villages And Buildings Between Carangue And The City Of Quito: And Of The Robbery Which The People Of Otabalo Are Said To Have Committed On Those Of Carangue.

Chapter Xl. Of The Situation Of The City Of San Francisco Del Quito, Of Its Foundation, And Who It Was Who Founded It.

Chapter Xli. Concerning The Villages Beyond Quito As Far As The Royal Palaces Of Tumebamba, And Of Some Customs Of The Natives.

Chapter Xlii. Of The Other Villages Between Llacta-cunga And Riobamba; And Of What Passed Between The Adelantado Don Pedro De Alvarado And The Marshal Don Diego De Almagro.

Chapter Xliii. Which Treats Of What There Is To Be Said Concerning The Other Indian Villages As Far As The Buildings Of Tumebamba.

Chapter Xliv. Concerning The Grandeur Of The Rich Palaces Of Tumebamba, And Of The Province Of The Cañaris.

Chapter Xcii. Of The Manner In Which The City Of Cuzco Is Built, Of The Four Royal Roads Which Lead From It, Of The Grand Edifices It Contained, And Who Was Its Founder.

Chapter Xciii. In Which The Things Of This City Of Cuzco Are Described More In Detail.

Chapter Xciv. Which Treats Of The Valley Of Yucay And Of The Strong Fortress At Tambo, And Of Part Of The Province Of Cunti-suyu.

Chapter Xcvi. How The Indians Carry Herbs Or Roots In Their Mouths, And Concerning The Herb Called Coca, Which They Raise In Many Parts Of This Kingdom.

Chapter Xcvii. Of The Road From Cuzco To The City Of La Paz; And Of The Villages, Until The Indians Called Canchcs Are Passed.

Chapter Cx. There Was The Richest Market In The World At This Hill Of Potosi, At The Time When These Mines Were Prosperous.

Chapter Cxi. Of The Sheep, Huanacus, And Vicuñas, Which They Have In Most Parts Of The Mountains Of Peru.

Chapter Cxii. Of A Tree Called Molle, And Of Other Herbs And Roots In This Kingdom Of Peru.

Chapter Cxiii. How There Are Large Salt Lakes And Baths In This Kingdom; And How The Land Is Suited For The Growth Of Olives And Other Fruits Of Spain, And For Some Animals And Birds Of That Country.

Chapter Cxiv. How The Native Indians Of This Kingdom Were Great Masters Of The Arts Of Working In Silver, And Of Building; And How They Had Excellent Dyes For Their Fine Cloths.

Chapter Cxv. How There Are Great Mines In Most Parts Of This Kingdom.

Chapter Cxvi. How Many Nations Of These Indians Make War One Upon The Other, And How The Lords And Chiefs Oppress The Poorer People.

Chapter Cxvii. In Which Certain Things Are Declared Concerning The Indians; And What Fell Out Between A Clergyman And One Of Them, In A Village Of This Kingdom.

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The travels of Pedro de Cieza de Lóon, A.D. 1532-50, contained in the first part of his Chronicle of Peru

Published By: Original publisher London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society. 1864. 1-10, 128-170, 322-336, 352-355, 392- 415 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication translated and edited, with notes and an introduction, by Clements R. Markham

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Inka (SE13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Topography and geology (133); Fauna (136); Flora (137); Traditional history (173); Historical reconstruction (174); History (175); Domesticated animals (231); Normal garb (291); Personal grooming (302); Settlement patterns (361); Routes (487); Highways and bridges (491); Organized ceremonial (796); Missions (797);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Cieza de León was a soldier who was with one of the early Spanish parties in Peru. The first part of his Chronicle is essentially a record of his travels in the Inka Empire between Quito in Ecuador and Cuzco. It contains general descriptions of the country and some material on Inka society and culture. (See document 13, this file for the second part of this work.)

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. se13-002

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from Spanish

Note: Translation of: [Parte primera de la chronica del Peru, 1553] Includes bibliographical references and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1541-1550

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Governmental Official-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1961

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1532-1550

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Peru

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Incas


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