Molina, Christoval de. An account of the fables and rites of the Yncas

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

Title: An account of the fables and rites of the Yncas

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Narratives of the rites and laws of the Yncas, translated from the original Spanish manuscripts and edited with notes and an introduction by Clements R. Markham

Published By: Original publisher Narratives of the rites and laws of the Yncas, translated from the original Spanish manuscripts and edited with notes and an introduction by Clements R. Markham London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society. 1873. 1-64 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by C. de Molina

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 Traditional history (173); Transmission of messages (202); Special garments (292); Literary texts (539); Preventive medicine (751); Mythology (773); Sacred objects and places (778); Revelation and divination (787); Magicians and diviners (791); Priesthood (793); Religious denominations (795); Organized ceremonial (796); Ordering of time (805); Puberty and initiation (881);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This account by a Spanish priest who lived among the Inka deals with the origin myths of the different tribes comprising the Inka nation and with the ceremonial calendar and religious practices of the Inka. Considerable detail is given on ceremonial practices and the texts of a number of prayers are given. There is also some information on a religious revivalistic nativistic movement which occurred about 1560 and resulted in a rebellion some five years later. The index, vocabulary list, and lists of names for the entire Markham volume appear with document 6: Polo de Ondegardo.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 8

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. se13-008

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1570-1584

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. Betty Potash ; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1200-ca. 1584

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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