The first new chronicle and good government : on the history of the world and the Incas up to 1615 / Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ; translated and edited by Roland Hamilton.

One of the most fascinating books on pre-Columbian and early colonial Peru was written by a Peruvian Indian named Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala. This book, The First New Chronicle and Good Government, covers pre-Inca times, various aspects of Inca culture, the Spanish conquest, and colonial times up t...

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Main Author: Guamán Poma de Ayala, Felipe, active 1613.
Other Authors: Hamilton, Roland, 1936-
Format: Electronic
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
Online Access:Click for online access
Uniform Title:Primer nueva corónica i buen gobierno.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword by Serafín M. Coronel-Molina; Introduction by Roland Hamilton; Notes on the Translation and Organization; The First New Chronicle; Letter to the Holy Trinity; Letter to the pope; Letter to the king of Spain, attributed to Guaman Poma's father; Letter from Guaman Poma to the king; Prologue to the Christian reader; The beginnings of this chronicle; Chapter of the Ages of the World; First age of the world, of Adam and Eve; Second age of the world, from the ark of Noah; Third age of the world, from Abraham; Fourth age of the world, from King David.
  • Fifth age of the world, from the birth of ChristPapal Rome; Discovery of the Indies; Chapter of the Ages of the Indians; Vari Viracocha Runa; Vari Runa; Purun Runa; Auca Runa; The Incas; Tocay Capac, the first Inca; The second coat of arms; Manco Capac Inca; Cinche Roca; Jesus Christ; Miracles of God by the Apostle Saint Bartholomew; The third Inca, Lloque Yupanqui Inca; The fourth Inca, Mayta Capac; The fifth Inca, Capac Yupanqui Inca; The sixth Inca, Inca Roca, and his son; The seventh Inca, Yahuar Huacac Inca; The eighth Inca, Viracocha Inca; The ninth Inca, Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui.
  • The tenth Inca, Topa Inca YupanquiThe eleventh Inca, Huayna Capac; The twelfth Inca, Huascar Inca; The Queens; The first coya; The second coya, Chimbo Urma; The third coya, Mama Cora Ocllo; The fourth coya, Chimbo Mama Yachi Urma; The fifth coya, Chimbo Mama Caua; The sixth coya, Cuci Chimbo Mama Micay; The seventh coya, Ipa Huaco Mama Machi; The eighth coya, Mama Yunto Cayan; The ninth coya, Mama Ana Uarque; The tenth coya, Mama Ocllo; The eleventh coya, Raua Ocllo; The twelfth coya, Chuqui Llanto; Prologue to the female readers; The Captains; The first captain, son of Manco Capac.
  • The second captain, Topa Amaro IncaThe third captain, Cuci Uanan Chire Inca; The fourth captain, Apo Mayta Inca, and Vilcac Inca; The fifth captain, Auqui Topa Inca Yupanqui; The sixth captain, Otoronco; The seventh captain, Inca Mayta, [and] Inca Urcon; The eighth captain, Apo Camac Inca; The ninth captain, Inca Urcon; The tenth captain, Chalcochima Inca; The eleventh captain, Rumiñaui; The twelfth captain, Capac Apo Guaman Chaua; The thirteenth captain, Capac Apo Ninarua; The fourteenth captain, Mallco Castilla Pari; The fifteenth captain, Mallco Mullo; The Ladies.
  • The first lady, Capac Huarmi Poma HualcaThe second lady, Capac Mallquima; The third lady, Capac Umita Llama; The fourth lady, Mallco Huarmi Timtama; Captains paid by Your Majesty; Ordinances of the Inca; The First General Inspection; The first age division; The second age division; The third age division; The fourth age division; The fifth age division; The sixth age division; The seventh age division; The eighth age division; The ninth age division; The tenth age division; The first inspection of the ten groups of women; The first age division; The second age division; The third age division.