Living in Harmony with Nature
Cold winter morning. A group of people with hoes moves across the mountain passes. These are Andean peasants who, during the month of yapakis (in Quechua language), which coincides with our August, begin the period of preparation for sowing. In the southern hemisphere it is winter, which is strongly felt on the mountain by the …
Policies of Conquest and Integration in Tawantinsuyu
The Four-Piece Empire (in Quechua Tawantinsuyu), better known as the Inca Empire, originated from the small mountainous Kingdom of Cusco. From the city of the same name, it will expand and create the largest pre-Columbian state in both Americas. The Incas used the knowledge, technology and skills of many cultures and civilisations that existed before …
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Yanantin and Masintin
Andean civilisation is unique in many ways. It is the only great civilisation that originated on the mountain range – the Andes, after which it got its name. Also, it is the only one in which an empire of continental proportions was created, but which did not have a script, a wheel, riding animals, or …