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Chimu

(chēmo͞o`), ancient civilization on the desert coast of N Peru. It is believed to have begun c.1200. The MocheMoche
or Mochica
, ancient Native American civilization on the coast of N Peru. Previously called Early Chimu (see Chimu), the Moche were warriors with a highly developed social and political organization.
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, an earlier civilization, was previously known as early Chimu or proto-Chimu. After the decline of the Moche (c.800), there was a long transition period about which relatively little is known except that it was probably influenced by TiahuanacoTiahuanaco
, ancient native ruin, W Bolivia, 34 mi (55 km) S of Lake Titicaca on the Tiahuanaco R. in the S central Andes, near the Peruvian border; also called Tiwanaku or Tiahuanacu.
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. The Chimu were urban dwellers and apparently had a powerful military and a complex, well-organized social system. They built many well-planned cities; the largest and most impressive was their capital, Chan ChanChan Chan
, ruins of an ancient city near Trujillo, N Peru. An early example of city planning, with a rectangular grid structure, it was probably begun in the period from A.D. 950 to 1400, and it is estimated that it may have contained as many as 200,000 people.
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. The Chimu exerted considerable influence on the Cuismancu empire, centered at ChancayChancay
, archaeological site in central Peru, center of the ancient Cuismancu empire. Culturally influenced by the Chimu, the Cuismancu dominated less territory and were not as powerful.
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. The last phases of Chimu civilization were contemporaneous with the rise of the IncaInca
, pre-Columbian empire, W South America. The name Inca may specifically refer to the emperor, but is generally used to mean the empire or the people. Extent and Organization of the Empire
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 empire, by which it was absorbed c.1460.

Bibliography

See J. A. Mason, Ancient Civilizations of Peru (1957, rev. ed. 1988); V. W. Wolfgang, The Desert Kingdoms of Peru (1965); E. P. Lanning, Peru before the Incas (1967).

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the first phone - run on "two cans attached by string" lines - was invented by Peru's Chimu civilisation 1,200 years ago.
La razonable justificacion para esta seleccion es que ambos sitios poseen historias distintas: Santa Delia careceria de ocupacion inca, incluso podria asumirse que estuvo abandonado durante el Horizonte Tardio; Tantarica, en cambio, tiene ceramica chimu, chimu-inca e inca.
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La historia nos cuenta que esa estatua sagrada fue venerada durante siglos en la region despues del fallecimiento de Naymlap, hasta la dominacion de los poderes Chimu e Inca.
Del mismo modo, el control sobre el agua en el territorio que hoy en dia es la vertiente peruana del Pacifico ha sido una fuente de poder en sociedades diversas desde las culturas de los Moche y Chimu hasta los gobiernos contemporaneos.