The War of Quito

The War of Quito

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CIEZA DE LEON, besides his two chronicles (translations of which already form part of the first series of the Hakluyt Society's volumes), completed a history of the conquest and civil wars of Peru. The manuscripts have not all been found, but Jimenes de la Espada edited and published the first part of the "War of Quito" by Cieza de Leon in 1880. It is valuable because Cieza was the most trustworthy of all the old writers on Peru, and because he was on the spot and acquainted with many of the actors in the scenes he describes. Cieza is always fair and more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.33mm | 190.51g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514171805
  • 9781514171806