Account of the fables and rites of the Incas / by Cristóbal de Molina ; with an introduction by Brian S. Bauer ; translated and edited by Brian S. Bauer, Vania Smith-Oka, Gabriel E. Cantarutti.

Only a few decades after the Spanish conquest of Peru, the third Bishop of Cuzco, Sebastián de Lartaún, called for a report on the religious practices of the Incas. The report was prepared by Cristóbal de Molina, a priest of the Hospital for the Natives of Our Lady of Succor in Cuzco and Preacher Ge...

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Main Author: Molina, Cristóbal de, active 16th century.
Other Authors: Bauer, Brian S., Smith-Oka, Vania, 1975-, Cantarutti, Gabriel E.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Spanish
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:William & Bettye Nowlin series in art, history, and culture of the Western Hemisphere.
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Online Access:Click for online access
Uniform Title:Relación de las fábulas y ritos de los Incas.
Table of Contents:
  • The life and times of Cristóbal de Molina
  • Introduction / Brian S. Bauer
  • Origin myths
  • Of quipus and Inca Yupanqui
  • The sorcerers
  • The rituals of the months of the year
  • The ayuscay, rutuchico, and quicochico rituals
  • The capacocha
  • Taqui onqoy
  • Appendix: Editions of Cristóbal de Molina's Account of the fables and rites of the Incas (Relación de las fábulas y ritos de los Incas).