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Inca Empire
used in Candide

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largest of the pre-Columbian American empires centered in the Peruvian Andes from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s
  • The kingdom we now inhabit is the ancient country of the Incas, who quitted it very imprudently to conquer another part of the world, and were at length destroyed by the Spaniards.
    Chapter 18 (12% in)
  • It is natural to imagine that after so many disasters Candide married, and living with the philosopher Pangloss, the philosopher Martin, the prudent Cacambo, and the old woman, having besides brought so many diamonds from the country of the ancient Incas, must have led a very happy life.
    Chapter 30 (14% in)

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