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a member of the group of quechuan peoples of highland peru who established an empire from northern ecuador to central chile before the spanish conquest.

any of several species of hummingbirds in the genus coeligena

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  • it seems these days, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is still all anyone talks about. everywhere we turn there are quinoa salads, quinoa fried rice, and now even quinoa protein shakes. forged in south america thousands of years ago and called “the mother grain" by the inca, quinoa today is still considered a wonderful “superfood” — especially once the united nations declared 2013 the “international year of quinoa.” (yes, that happened). (1) everydayhealth.com

  • topa inca, also known as tupac inca or tupac yupanqui, assumed the throne of the inca empire after the death of his father, pachacuti or pachacutec, in 1471. the tenth ruler of the inca nation, topa was a brilliant general, who personally led his troops into battle. in a series of bloody conflicts, topa conquered a number of other indian tribes to create an empire stretching nearly 2,000 mi, from northern ecuador to central chile. the territory included plateaus nearly 9,000 ft high in the andes mountains, coastal areas, and parts of amazon jungle. although he added more territory to the inca empire than any other ruler, topa was never considered a god, as his father had been. factmonster.com

  • topa inca, also known as tupac inca or tupac yupanqui, assumed the throne of the inca empire after the death of his father, pachacuti or pachacutec, in 1471. the tenth ruler of the inca nation, topa was a brilliant general, who personally led his troops into battle. in a series of bloody conflicts, topa conquered a number of other indian tribes to create an empire stretching nearly 2,000 mi, from northern ecuador to central chile. the territory included plateaus nearly 9,000 ft high in the andes mountains, coastal areas, and parts of amazon jungle. although he added more territory to the inca empire than any other ruler, topa was never considered a god, as his father had been. infoplease.com

  • from the royal tombs of ancient egypt to the old testament cultivation, preparation, and consumption of beans are recognized. in some eastern cultures, legumes were a basic dietary staple that can be traced back more than 20,000 years. the lima and pinto bean were cultivated for the first time in the very earliest mexican and peruvian civilizations more than 5,000 years ago, being popular in both the aztec and inca cultures. medicinenet.com

  • ecuador is a country in south america which, along with some of its neighboring countries, forms a part of the huge and advanced inca empire. when the spanish conquistadors came, the inca civilization slowly began to crumble, and the former rapidly expanded inwards. spain completed the colonization of ecuador, then known as quinto, in 1533. nationmaster.com