Ep. 3: Los Moche

A Moche portrait vessel https://open.spotify.com/episode/18bjiLRJIqk5K2DMFzhUVc?si=EyPBoKkZQU6BtLF2vK_Urg ¡Bienvenidos una vez más a La historia de los Incas! En este episodio veremos la primera de las cuatro sociedades andinas que existieron antes del Inca, los Moche. Los Moche fueron una cultura que habitó la costa norte del Perú hasta alrededor de los años 800 después de Cristo. Hay … Continue reading Ep. 3: Los Moche

Ep. 32: Conflict in Collasuyu

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7FEIBch1pRmHxCwtrjFEMG?si=umKEDojQQVi_RwhyWboa2A After an uncomfortable but successful campaign in Andesuyu, Tupac Inca Yupanqui returns to the capital to enjoy his triumph.  But the celebration is cut short when word comes in from the South that the Colla and their allies have risen in rebellion in Collasuyu.  The area is the most populous in the empire.  And … Continue reading Ep. 32: Conflict in Collasuyu

Ep. 2: Bienvenidos a los Andes

De Lucre Basin https://open.spotify.com/episode/2Rv7Veny61IB9C7JnB9Mqg?si=2OC8_4uzTH2bxJc5Xn7n0w ¡Bienvenidos una vez más a La historia de los Incas! Esta vez estamos obteniendo la disposición del terreno. Literalmente. Primero discute la geografía, dominada por los imponentes Andes. A continuación, abordamos el clima y explicamos cómo El Niño y otros eventos naturales pueden causar estragos. Se comentan brevemente recursos como alimentos, … Continue reading Ep. 2: Bienvenidos a los Andes

Ep. 1: Introducción

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47b8VJYX71HrOjZI1zI6DA?si=Xgykfkt_TBGMMJT2BNHG5w Bienvenido a: ¡La historia de los Incas! Este es un nuevo podcast que cubre la historia del Imperio Inca. Después de escuchar otros podcasts y ver lo que había ahí fuera, el presentador Nick Machinski notó que la cobertura de esta área de la historia apenas se había cubierto. Después de casi dos años … Continue reading Ep. 1: Introducción

Ep. 31: Welcome to the Jungle

The Sacred Valley was a part of the Andesuyu quarter of the empire. Photo by: Nicholas Machinski https://open.spotify.com/episode/725xNxNbywfDx2hbjnmuTu?si=EiBXZxPwRDquP5bFeSio1w With Pachacuti with his father Inti, Tupac Inca Yupanqui now dons the fringe as Sapa Inca.  However, he soons receives word that word of his father’s demise has spread to various parts of the empire.  Worst of … Continue reading Ep. 31: Welcome to the Jungle

Podcast Update

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1II8GqsKDFBUp7yuFU6jdY?si=FEXL1s0kTPuNMucM6k041g A lot has happened since November 2020, when we had our last few episodes. Several projects that I've mentioned just a few months ago, are actually taking shape. Plus, some things are changing in my personal life that will interfere with the podcast a bit. All of this was too much to put at … Continue reading Podcast Update

Ep. 30: Announcements & Questions

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0bIMetywpa7zsN5qb0YlRe?si=cZPIz94zSduhHFD8Pr_jhw With the end of our second year, I make several announcements. Afterwards, we dive into a variety of questions ranging from religion to Polynesian-South American contact. To read more on Renata Flores, click on the article below: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/28/world/americas/peru-indigenous-rap-renata-flores.html?smid=tw-share To read more on Polynesian-South American contact, click on the article below: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/science/polynesian-ancestry.html#:~:text=Matter-,Some%20Polynesians%20Carry%20DNA%20of%20Ancient%20Native%20Americans%2C%20New%20Study,South%20America%20800%20years%20ago.&text=About%203%2C000%20years%20ago%2C%20people,ocean%20to%20reach%20uninhabited%20islands. If you’d like … Continue reading Ep. 30: Announcements & Questions

Ep. 29: The Death of Pachacuti

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7nNcOSwVrdTecVRssP9Uqv?si=SYASRTh6TlmoJ5a95IxrHg Tupac returns to Cuzco to celebrate his latest conquests.  But his triumph would be cut short as his father lies on his deathbed.  In this episode we cover the funeral rites and summarize the feats of arguably the greatest Inca ruler: Pachacuti. If you’d like to support the show monetarily please click the following … Continue reading Ep. 29: The Death of Pachacuti

Ep. 28: Provincial Life

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3r1kJAYgvuJevrOp6xZi36?si=A3cafGXrSzqx5vY9Qxeehg With the empire quickly expanding, we’re going to take some time to touch on what was happening beyond just Tupac conquering land.  Tupac was also building.  Estates, administration buildings, roads and coricanchas were all built under his watch.  However, he also oversaw some of the most expansive use of resettlement in the Andes with … Continue reading Ep. 28: Provincial Life

Ep. 27: The Chimú

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0myBSePxSz0fr9ks9l4emY?si=XhKOQkkfSS2Nslc0z33AkA Late in the 15th century, there was an empire on the Northern coast of modern-day Peru: The Chimor Empire.  The Chimu made their home in the Moche Valley, the culture who had inhabited the area over 500yrs prior.  On the dry western coast of the continent, the Chimu were able to create a thriving … Continue reading Ep. 27: The Chimú