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The ancient civilization of the Incas By Inna Lapinskaya, 10 «b» class 10 «b» class
Inca Empire Inca Empire was the largest in area and population of the Indian country in South America in XI-XVI centuries. It occupied the territory from Colombia to Chile. Empire included all the territory of today's Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. There is a hypothesis that the last independent Inca housing is not found the city (country) Paytiti.
Scientists have learned that many of the adaptations to life in the Inca people were taken from other peoples Moche, Huari and Chimú.
Laws of the Incas preserved only in fragments, but their content is known. Inca law is characterized by a high degree of rigor in the application of punishment - in most cases, the death penalty, resulting in almost complete absence of certain types of crime among American Indians (petty theft, corruption, murder).
In the Inca Empire had a developed: transportation transportation irrigation networks irrigation networks mail mail plumbing plumbing metallurgy metallurgy ceramics ceramics medicine medicine
The Incas worshiped the Sun (Inti) as the chief deity. The ruler of the Incas considered the embodiment of the sun god on earth, so all he touched, were burned. In connection with the solar cult was very popular variety of articles made of gold.