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|Description:||131 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: The Inca land and Inca culture. Religion in ancient Peru. Designing the world. Inca history. Literature. The myth of Coniraya and Cahuillaca.--Legends of the Incas: The rod of gold. Mayta Capac. The storm. The vanishing bride. A messenger in black. The oracle at Huamachuco. The llama herder and the daughter of the sun.--A latter-day legend: Utca Paucar.--Myths of ancient Peru: Viracocha. Coniraya and Cahuillaca. The macaw woman.--Myths that have survived: The serpent. The condor seeks a wife. The rainbow. The boy who rose to the sky.--Modern fables and animal tales: The moth. Why the fox has a huge mouth. The dancing fox. The mouse husband. The grateful dove.|
|Responsibility:||edited and translated by John Bierhorst ; decorations by Jane Byers Bierhorst.|