History of the Spanish Conquest of Yucatan and of the Itzas

Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Hard University. Vol. VII.

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,324 / 246 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 36.7
LoC Category: F
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Added to site: 2010.07.23
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Genre: History
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s' letter Return to Merida

CHAPTER IX

THE SECOND ENTRADA OF PADRE AVENDAÑO

Orders of the Governor Departure of Avendaño The same route followed as before; Batcab is reached Chuntucí The hardships of the journey Approaching the Itzas Tan Xuluc Mul; temples on a great height Chakan Itza The Chakan Itzas Treatment of the natives The Padres please other Indians by means of little gifts The Padres renew their march Nich Indians arrive from Tayasal Bravery of Avendaño The landing at Tayasal; the idol At the temple The Padres read the letters The curiosity of the Itzas A baptism performed Other Caciques arrive The Caciques in war paint Avendaño makes inquiries as to their manner of reckoning time Avendaño explains the prophecies Objection of Covoh Discussion with Canek and others Friendliness of Canek Demonstrations against Canek Leniency promised by the Padres Avendaño takes steps to protect the Itzas

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