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Title:Sacrificial messengers: llamas and their role in the circulation of water in the Incan cosmology
Author(s):Boden, Elizabeth C
Department / Program:Department of History
Discipline:History
Degree Granting Institution:DePaul University
Degree:B.A. (bachelor's)
Genre:Thesis
Subject(s):llama
incan
inca
cosmology
anthropology
astronomy
religion
pre-columbian
milky way
south america
Capac Raymi
Geographic Coverage:South America
Abstract:Undergraduate honors thesis. Discusses the the ritual role of sacrificial llamas in the Incan cosmology. Specifically discusses their role as messengers to the gods and ancestors, thereby allowing the Incas to manipulate the circulation of water.
Issue Date:2009-03-16
Citation Info:Boden, E.C. (2009). Sacrificial messengers: llamas and their role in the circulation of water in the Incan cosmology (Undergraduate thesis). Retrieved from IDEALS.
Genre:Dissertation / Thesis
Type:Text
Other
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/95025
Date Available in IDEALS:2017-01-24


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