The Norte Chinco
The Numero Uno
The Monte Deceves (M.D.s, for short)
Early, successful brain surgery.
Huge figures carved into desert sands.
They built the first cities in the Americas.
They were the first to use math to define a line (the “Nazca Lines”)
The Palace Verdes
The Royal Tinanboms
The first Inca ruler to expand the Inca empire.
The first Inca ruler to catch a case of “cutis.”
The first Inca ruler to die in battle.
The first Inca ruler to claim he was the son of the sun.
King of kings.
Son of the Sun.
His dead father’s mummy.
The tribal elders.
He threatened them with his military.
He convinced them that they would be wealthier as part of the Inca empire.
He bribed their leaders with luxury goods.
He built schools, roads, and bridges for them.
There were four sacred mountains in the empire,
It was divided into four quarters for ruling purposes.
Inca gods lived in four parts of the sky.
That’s how many periods were played in Pachacuti’s favorite game.