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Merrell Wrote:
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> Corpuscles Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
>
> ...
>
> > this has already been submitted
> > to the thread (Hanslune) - (later comment by
> > Thanos)
>
> I think there's been some confusion here, Corp,
> between two different Spanish writers. Hanslune
> and Thanos5150 were surely discussing
> [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_Garcilaso_
> de_la_Vega]Garcilaso de la Vega[/url], while the
> source I found was one
> [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Cieza_de_
> Le%C3%B3n]Pedro Cieza de León[/url].
>
> ...
>
> > It is likely that this is a reasonable account
> of
> > the enforced DESTRUCTION of sites enforced by
> the
> > Spanish to use material to build their churches
> > and buildings.
>
> I don't think that what de León provides here
> actually fits that description. As we now know,
> the Killke culture were apparently responsible for
> the outer parts of Sacsayhuamán (between 900 and
> 1200 AD). De León's account describes how
> Túpac Inca Yupanqui (c. 1441–c. 1493) had added
> to this fortress.
>
> > The Conquistadors , the youngest sons of
> Spanish
> > farmers with no land inheritance, their only
> hope
> > for fame and riches was to become murderous
> > pirates endorsed by King and Church -
> grandfathers
> > were around at time inflicted the Spanish
> > Inquisition. They killed 7000 in the first day
> and
> > decimated an estimated 7million empire to
> 2million
> > in 100 years.
>
> Admittedly, this was genocide of the most
> appalling sort.
>
> > They Spanish were not standing around watching
> the
> > erection of sacred indigenous sites , rather
> > ruthlessly enforcing the destruction of
> manageable
> > stones from such sites.
> > The big stones remained, as their (20,000? )
> > slaves could not move or budge them.
> >
> >
> > Anyway, it is a pity the Spanish and writer had
> no
> > knowledge of chemistry and little knowledge of
> > metallurgy (other than to recognise gold to
> melt
> > it down and steal it) and had no decent optical
> > microscope or electron microscope to examine
> > samples of the megalithic stone.
> > [b]IF they did[/b] have such knowledge they
> would
> > have discovered the clear indications of
> > geopolymer construction techniques. Not maybe,
> not
> > a guess, but rather the ONLY possible
> scientific
> > explanation!
>
> There is nothing in de León's account (Ch. 51)
> about [b]geopolymers or metallurgy[/b]. He just
> describes Inca efforts to add to Sacsayhuamán in
> the previous century.

Dear Merrell

Thank you for the corrections. My apology it (names identities) might as well be "all Dutch" to me!

I accept, that you feel, the Spanish were the more correct about ancient Inca ! We will agree to disagree?
(The Nazi's correctly stated along the lines of "the victors gain the right to dictate history".

de León had no way of even contemplating geopolymers! let alone writing about them, nor did the descendants of the Inca at that time know about such either. That science has developed in very recent decades.

Love to you, wishing you a happy prosperous new year!
Cheers xox
Corp (Steve)

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Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 218 Open mind 22-Dec-19 02:28
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 184 Hanslune 22-Dec-19 05:58
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Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 194 ocka 22-Dec-19 09:32
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 149 Hanslune 22-Dec-19 18:01
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 149 Thanos5150 23-Dec-19 16:53
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Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 112 Hanslune 23-Dec-19 23:44
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 112 Thanos5150 24-Dec-19 16:47
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 94 Hanslune 25-Dec-19 01:32
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 143 Thanos5150 25-Dec-19 02:43
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 106 Hanslune 27-Dec-19 23:09
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 103 Thanos5150 28-Dec-19 17:22
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 112 Corpuscles 29-Dec-19 06:33
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 97 Merrell 29-Dec-19 14:38
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 94 Corpuscles 29-Dec-19 20:31
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