Inca

History of Yucatan
History of Yucatan
The Yucatán Peninsula has captivated travelers since the early Spanish explorations. Explorers and conquistadores met with more resistance there than in almost any other part of the New World, and this rebellious spirit continued for…
Mesoamerica maps
Mesoamerica maps
Today’s guest post was written by Katje Lattik , Archaeological Research Intern in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, who works with the Pre-Columbian objects in the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Archaeology and History of the Early Americas. Katje was a 2015 Library of Congress…
Civilization religion
Civilization religion
For years, historians, archeologists, anthropologists and pretty much all of the other ologists have agreed that agriculture created civilization, including religion, as we have known it for the past 12, to 15, years. The assumption was that settling down to lives of farming, people built cities…
Incas History
Incas History
INCAS, an American Indian people of Peru who in the two centuries before the Spanish discovery of America conquered an area stretching from the southern border of present-day Colombia to central Chile. Centering on the city of Cusco (Cuzco) in the Peruvian Andes, the Inca domain included the coastal…
Incan Empire map
Incan Empire map
The significance of this rotation is much more interesting than a simple factual error. We now see that Hawk Puma s map follows long-standing Incan conventions after all. The explanation is historical. When the Inca expanded into Chile, a mountain pass had taken them by way of the great Eastern society…