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Huayna Capac

or Huai·na Ca·pac

[wahy-nah kah-pahk]
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  1. c1450–1527?, Inca ruler of Peru 1493?–1527? (father of Atahualpa and Huascar).
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Historical Examples

  • Huayna-Capac, “the most glorious of the Incas,” fifty years, from 1475 to 1525.

    Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology

    John D. Baldwin

  • Huayna-Capac made Quito his residence, and reigned there thirty-eight years—the most brilliant epoch in the annals of the city.

  • Great is the contrast between the architecture of this century and that in the days of Huayna-Capac.

  • Atuntaqui received its name from the big drum which was kept here in the days of Huayna-Capac, to give the war-signal.

  • I am he who has come back from the days that are dead—Vilcaroya, the son of Huayna-Capac.'

    The Romance of Golden Star ...

    George Chetwynd Griffith