Cobo, Bernabé, 1580-1657. History of the New World

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Chapter 12 Of The Temples And Shrines In Peru; With A Detailed Description Of The Chief Temple In The City Of Cuzco.

Chapter 13 Of The Shrines And Guacas On The Chinchaysuyu Road.

Chapter 14 Of The Shrines And Guacas That Were On The Antisuyu Road.

Chapter 15 Of The Ceques And Guacas On The Collasuyu Road.

Chapter 16 Of The Ceques And Guacas On The Cuntisuyu Road.

Chapter 17 Of The Famous Temple Of Pachacama.

Chapter 18 Of The Famous Temple Of Copacavana.

Chapter 19 Of The Temple And Buildings Of Tiaguanaco.

Chapter 20 Of The Temple Of Apurima.

Chapter 21 Of The Sacrifices Which Were Made To Their Gods.

Chapter 22 Of The Other Things That Were Offered In The Sacrifices.

Chapter 23 Of The External Acts With Which They Worshipped And Venerated Their Gods; And Some Of The Prayers Which They Said While They Offered Them Sacrifices.

Chapter 24 Of The Opinions They Had Concerning Sins; How They Confessed Them, And The Penances And Fasts They Carried Out.

Chapter 25 Of The Fiesta Called Capac-raymi, Which The Incas Performed On The First Month Of The Year.

Chapter 26 Of The Fiestas And Sacrifices Which Were Made In The Second Month, Called Camay.

Chapter 27 Of The Fiestas And Sacrifices Of The Following Four Months.

Chapter 28 Of The Fiestas And Sacrifices Which Were Made In The Seventh, Eighth, And Ninth Months.

Chapter 29 Of The Fiestas And Sacrifices Which Were Performed In The Tenth Month, Called Coyaraymi

Chapter 30 Of The Last Two Months, And The Fiestas Which Were Performed In Them.

Chapter 31 Of The Itu Fiesta, And The Ceremonies With Which It Was Celebrated.

Chapter 32 Of The Solemnity And Sacrifices With Which The Coronation Of The King Was Celebrated.

Chapter 33 Of The Priests And The Offices They Held.

Chapter 34 Of Sorcerors.

Chapter 35 Of The Healing Wizards And The Superstitious Practices They Used In Curing.

Chapter 36 Of The Diviners, And How They Invoked The Devil.

Chapter 37 Of The Retreats And Cloisters For Maidens Consecrated To The Vain Cult Of Their Gods.

Chapter 38 Of The Omens And Auguries That Those Indians Had.

Book 14 On The Customs Of The Peruvian Indians.

Chapter 1 Of The Quíchua /quechua/ Language, Which Is The General One Of Peru.

Chapter 2 Of The Clothing And Garments Of These Indians.

Chapter 3 Of Their Settlements And Houses.

Chapter 4 Of The Furniture And Furnishings That They Had In Their Houses.

Chapter 5 Of Their Foods And Drinks, And Of Their Eating Times And Customs.

Chapter 6 Of The Ceremonies They Used In The Education Of Their Children From The Time Of Their Birth Until They Arrived At Marriageable Age.

Chapter 7 Of The Rites And Customs That They Had In Celebrating Their Marriages.

Chapter 8 Of Their Knowledge And Practice Of Agriculture.

Chapter 9 Of Military Arts As It Is Practiced By These Indians, Their Weapons And Manner Of Fighting.

Chapter 10 Of The Knowledge And Practice They Had Of Medicine.

Chapter 11 Of The Clothing And Cloth Which They Spun Wove.

Chapter 12 Of The Buildings Of The Incas And The Manner In Which They Were Built.

Chapter 13 Of The Bridges That They Built Over Rivers.

Chapter 14 Of Their Boats.

Chapter 15 Of The Silversmiths The Incas Had, And The Other Trades Which The Indians Learned And Practiced.

Chapter 16 Of The Hunting And Fishing Of Those People.

Chapter 17 Of The Games With Which They Amused Themselves; Of Their Musical Instruments And Dances.

Chapter 18 Of The Various Types Of Sepultures They Had.

Chapter 19 Of The Rites And Ceremonies That They Performed At Their Interments.

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

Title: History of the New World

Published By: Original publisher Sevilla: Imp. de E. Rasco. 1893. HRAF MS: 249 p. [Original: 245 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Bernabé Cobo

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 Food preparation (252); Lithic industries (324); Smiths and their crafts (326); Masonry (333); Religious and educational structures (346); Highways and bridges (491); Boats (501); Polygamy (595); Sacred objects and places (778); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Purification and atonement (783); Magicians and diviners (791); Prophets and ascetics (792); Priesthood (793); Organized ceremonial (796); Puberty and initiation (881);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This volume contains chapters 12 through 38 of book 13 and chapters 1 through 19 (all) of book 14 of the author's monumental history. Although the other volumes not processed for the files contain considerable data on the natural environment of the Inka, the volume presented here includes most of the information which Cobo wrote on the Inka culture. A great variety of subjects are treated, some in detail and all in an eminently readable style. Cobo's writings are considered to be among the best of the chronicles of Peru and are a primary source for a study of the Inka. Although for the most part they are the result of original observances by Cobo, in some cases he takes data directly from other writhers without acknowledgement.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. se13-004

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: [Historia del Nuevo mundo, por el P. Bernabé Cobo ... Pub. por primera vez con notas y otras ilustraciones de D. Marcos Jiménez de la Espada ...]|The original Spanish text is not included. Translated for the HRAF files by Ariane Brunel in 1961

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1610

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 Missionary-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. George R. Bedell ; 1961

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1532-1610

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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