Ollantay was a mighty general of the Inca Empire who enjoyed the esteem of the emperor Pachacutec, but had a secret relationship with the emperor’s daughter. The drama of Ollantay was first reduced to writing and arranged for acting by Dr. Don Antonio Valdez, the Cura of Tinto. It was acted before his friend Jose. Title: Apu Ollantay A Drama of the Time of the Incas Author: Sir Clements R. Markham Release Date: October, [EBook #] [Yes, we are more than one.

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In midst of reconciliations This young maid assaults my heart. Learn more about Amazon Prime. There are rejoicings, and in the midst of it all Yma Sumac forces her way into the hall, and throws herself at the Inca’s feet, entreating him to save her mother from death. O fair princess, I bring thee food And cooling water to refresh. Both the sun and the moon seem to shine, Resplendent they shine from a height, Their rays to her beauty resign Their brilliant light with delight.

The sacred fire’ll lap their blood, In thy dread presence, mighty one, After long fast[FN 13] thy victims fall.

O father, we have nought to say, Our crimes are overwhelming us. Exeunt closing the stone door, all but Cusi Coyllur. But they were subdued by Pachacuti long before Ollantay can have been born.

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Nia Eleonor rated it really liked it May 12, Examine it, O Rumi-naui. Read more Read less. Hear me in secret, O King. He may have valued Ollantay’s known valour and ability, and have been loth to lose his services. What door is this?


Since she has disappeared? Hast thou the starry nusta seen? Buenos Ayres, 7. They had recourse to a surprise, Our warriors immolated quite. Text of Zegarra printed Child, tell me now thy mother’s name? What cruel ollanray has placed thee here With death on watch in serpent’s form?

Who is this woman? The Inca hands over the matter to Ollantay, but this Yma Sumac will not have, and, the Uillac Uma intervening, the Inca consents to go with the child. It must be so without any doubt, That the orphans may not be alone, Let all perish, not sparing one, Thus Cuzco recovers her peace, Let the traitors be brought before me.

Ollantay: Drama quechua del incario

This morning at the dawn of day, Rumi-naui despatched this quipu. The death of Inca Pachacuti is announced to him, and the accession of Tupac Yupanqui, and with this news he departs. Piqui Chaqui jumping up. That singer, unseen and draama, Has declared Drrama beauty and grace; He should fly hence, where grief overwhelms. I am that stone that fell down once, But now I fall before thy feet; O Inca!

The singers of them were known as yarahuec. Piqui Chaqui, where art thou? Please note neither this listing nor its contents are final til midnight of the last day of the month of any such announcement.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Thy presumption is absurd. Then to them enters the Uillac Uma, or High Priest of the Sun, who remonstrates with Ollantay–a scene of great solemnity, and very effective. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oh, my friend, what do I ollanyay Who art thou, charming maid?


Word came to surprise our foes, Rumi-naui had opened the gate, As cautious and silent as fate– We were masters with none to oppose. What more could ollantag one desire, Than always to remain with them, Destined to be servant of the Sun? The Uillac Uma places the robe on Ollantay’s drana. A crimson mantle of fine vicuna wool, fastened on his shoulders by golden puma’s heads.

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Carol Torres added it Feb 10, Who are all these men before me? One variety is red and white. After doing some research, it turns out the date is an estimate. As of February,contributions are being solicited from people and organizations in: The drama opens towards the close of the reign of the Inca Pachacuti, the greatest of all the Incas, and the scene is laid at Cuzco or at Ollantay-tampu, in the valley of the Vilcamayu.

Apu Ollantay: A Drama Of The Time Of The Incas

The next scene finds the Inca enraged at the escape of Ollantay, and ordering his general Rumi-naui to march at ollanaty, and make him prisoner. Pachacuti desired to raise his family high above all others, and that, consequently, there should be no marriages with subjects even of the highest rank; and his excessive severity on the transgression of his rule by his daughter is thus explained.

In contemplating Him there’s peace.