[America] Emperors of Peru. Plate II, p.56.Manco Capac. First Inca. See. P.136. Sinchi Roca, II. Lloque Yupanqui, III. Mayta Capac, IV. Capac Yupanqui, V. Inca Roca, VI.
Published March, 25th. 1827.
Engraving. Image 221 x 140mm. 8¾ x 5½".
Manco Cápac, founder of the Incas, supposedly sent to the earth by the sun god. Sinchi Roca, came second, and is said to have imported soil to improve the feritility of the Valley of Cuzco. Lloque Yupanqui, is said to have established the public market in Cuzco and built the Acllahuasi. Mayta Capac, fourth to ascend, is said to have been a great warrior who conquered as far as Lake Titicaca, Arequipa and Potosi. Capac Yupanqui, is said to have been the first Inca to conquer territory outside the valley of Cuzco. Inca Roca, sixth to ascend, is said to have conquered the Chancas, as well as establised yachaywasi, schools for teaching nobles.
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