The Rise and Fall of One of the Most Extraordinary Civilisations in Human History

A short history of the Inca Empire

Machu Picchu, the famous ruined city of the Incas in Peru. (CC0 — Pixabay — jstarj)

TThe Inca Empire was a rich and sophisticated civilisation that ruled Peru during the Middle Ages — between about 1400 and 1532 to be precise. How did these Incas, as their inhabitants were called, come to power? What were the politics, economy, religion and culture of…

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Interested in almost everything but especially history, science and technology