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" But the most renowned of the Peruvian temples, the pride of the capital, and the wonder of the empire, was at Cuzco, where, under the munificence of successive sovereigns, it had become so enriched, that it received the name of Coricancha, or "the Place... "
Wonders of the World as Seen and Described by Great Writers - Page 192
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History of the Conquest of Peru

William Hickling Prescott - 1847 - 650 pages
...store. Happy was the man who could secure even an ear of the blessed harvest for his own granary I1 But the most renowned of the Peruvian temples, the pride...that it received the name of Coricancha, or " the Piace of Gold." lt consisted of a principal building and several chapels and inferior edifices, covering...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1847
...whose descent was brightening the western heavens. The Great Temple of the Sun is thus described by Mr. Prescott : ' The most renowned of the Peruvian...Cuzco, where, under the munificence of successive soveieigns, it had become BO enriched, that it received the name of Coricancha, or the " Place of Gold."...
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History of the Conquest of Peru: With a Preliminary View of the ..., Volume 1

William Hickling Prescott - 1847 - 335 pages
...store. Happy was the man who could secure even an ear of the blessed harvest for his own granary !' But the most renowned of the Peruvian temples, the pride of the capital, and the wonder of Ihe empire, was at Cuzco, where, under the munificence of successive sovereigns, it had become so enriched,...
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History of the Conquest of Peru: With a Preliminary View of the ..., Volume 1

William Hickling Prescott - 1848
...store. Happy was the man who could secure even an ear of the blessed harvest for his own granary ! f But the most renowned of the Peruvian temples, the pride...several chapels and inferior edifices, covering a large * Pedro Pizarro, Descub. y cios que se hacian proveian de su Conq., MS. misma tierra ordinaria e muy...
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India in Greece: Or, Truth in Mythology: Containing the Sources of the ...

Edward Pococke - 1852 - 406 pages
...thousand beams his awful beauty veils.2 " The most renowned of the Peruvian temples," says Prescott/ "the pride of the capital, and the wonder of the empire,...under the munificence of successive sovereigns, it had been so enriched that it received the name of Coricancha,4 or the place of gold. The interior of the...
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Australia and its gold fields: A historical sketch of the progress of the ...

Edward Hammond Hargraves - 1855 - 240 pages
...brought back. The temples were the chief depositaries of their treasure. Of these, the most renowned, the pride of the capital, and the wonder of the empire,...had become so enriched, that it received the name of " The Place of Gold." It consisted of a principal building, and several chapels and inferior edifices,...
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India in Greece: Or, Truth in Mythology : Containing the Sources of the ...

Edward Pococke - 1856 - 406 pages
...wonder of the empire, was at Cuzco, where, under the munificence of successive sovereigns, it had been so enriched that it received the name of Coricancha/ or the place of gold. The interior of the temple was the most worthy of admiration. It was totally a mine of gold. On the...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 1

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1858
...existed at the time of the conquest, the early Spaniards expended every superlative of their language. It consisted of a principal building and several chapels...large extent of ground, in the heart of the city. It was completely encompassed by a circular wall, which, with the edifices, was constructed of stone....
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The Stamp-collector's magazine, Volume 4

1866
...heraldic emblems. In Prescott's Histurg of the Conquest of Pent, we find the following statement: The most renowned of the Peruvian temples, the pride...received the name of Coricancha, or ' the place of gold.' Tho interior of the temple was the most worthy of admiration. It was literally a mine of gold. On the...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 1

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1873
...existed at the time of the conquest, the early Spaniards expended every superlative of their language. It consisted of a principal building and several chapels...large extent of ground, in the heart of the city. Aqueducts opened within this sacred enclosure ; and it contained gardens, and walks among shrubs and...
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