Atahualpa

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Atahualpa

(ätäwäl`pä), d. 1533, favorite son of Huayna Capac, Inca of Peru. At his father's death (1525) he received the kingdom of Quito while his half-brother, the legitimate heir HuáscarHuáscar
, d. 1533, Inca of Peru; son of Huayna Capac. At his father's death (1525) he became emperor, but had to share the empire with his younger half-brother, Atahualpa.
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, inherited the rest of the Inca empire. Shortly before the arrival (1532) of Francisco PizarroPizarro, Francisco
, c.1476–1541, Spanish conquistador, conqueror of Peru. Born in Trujillo, he was an illegitimate son of a Spanish gentleman and as a child was an illiterate swineherd.
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, Atahualpa invaded the domains of Huáscar, whom he defeated and imprisoned, and made himself Inca. On Nov. 16, 1532, Pizarro met Atahualpa at Cajamarca. Invited into the city, Atahualpa was seized and imprisoned. He offered a room full of gold as ransom and at the same time secretly ordered the death of Huáscar. He was tried for his brother's murder and for plotting against the Spanish and was executed. He is also known as Atabalipa.

Atahualpa

, Atabalipa
?1500--33, the last Inca emperor of Peru (1525--33), who was put to death by the Spanish under Pizarro
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Asi, este estudio linda con el tema de la transmision de los milenarismos y las visiones profeticas del advenimiento de un orden catolico, pista muy valiosa para entender la relacion entre los franciscanos y los descendientes de Atawallpa en Quito.
ya hizo notar que, en este tema especifico, la narracion andina poseian enfasis y miradas diferentes a las recogidas en las cronicas, aunque el lo planteo fundamentalmente a partir del relato que hizo Titu Cusi Yupanqui sobre el encuentro de Atawallpa con los espanoles en Cajamarca.
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