Inca - Inca See also Inca mythology Hand drawn image of...

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Inca See also: Inca mythology Hand drawn image of Manco Capac , founder of the Incan empire and, according to Incan custom, created along with the world. The Incan account of creation is known based on what was recorded by priests, from the iconography on Incan pottery and architecture, and the myths and legends which survived amongst the native peoples. According to these accounts, in the most ancient of times the earth was covered in darkness. Then, out of a lake called Collasuyu (modern Titicaca ), the god Con Tiqui Viracocha emerged, bringing some human beings with him. Then Con Tiqui created the sun ( Inti ), the moon and the stars to light the world. It is from Inti that the Sapa Inca , emperor of Tawantin Suyu , is descended. Out of great rocks Con Tiqui fashioned more human beings, including women who were already pregnant. Then he sent these people off into every corner of the world. He kept a male and female with him at Cusco , the "navel of the world." Con, the Creator; was in the form of a man without bones. He filled the earth
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Kelly during the Fall '08 term at Pratt.

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