Ollantay was a mighty general of the Inca Empire who enjoyed the esteem of the emperor Pachacutec, but had a secret relationship with the emperor’s daughter. The drama of Ollantay was first reduced to writing and arranged for acting by Dr. Don Antonio Valdez, the Cura of Tinto. It was acted before his friend Jose. Title: Apu Ollantay A Drama of the Time of the Incas Author: Sir Clements R. Markham Release Date: October, [EBook #] [Yes, we are more than one.

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O merciful child of the Sun, My mother is dying at this hour In a foul and loathsome cave; She is killed in cruel martyrdom– Alas I she is bathed in her own blood.

The Uillac Uma places the robe on Ollantay’s shoulders.

Ollantay – Wikipedia

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As chief of Anti-suyu now, The people venerate thy name; Thy Sovereign trusts and honours thee, E’en to sharing half his realm. Cuzco shall sleep on a bloody couch, The King shall perish in its fall; Then shall my insulter see How numerous are my followers. There was no rule about marrying sisters when Pachacuti succeeded. All round are beauteous girls to choose Before old age, and weakness come.


But you will not listen! To-day the smoke of many beasts Ascends on high towards the sun, The Deity with joy accepts The sacrifice of prayer and praise.

Alex rated it really liked it Sep 26, What can I do, alas! Who has thus ill-treated thee? May all the teeming land be thine; May thy far-reaching arm of might Reduce the wide-spread universe.

Now the Incas were under great obligations to the chief of Anta, dramx that chief had rescued the eldest son of Inca Rocca from the chief of Ayamarca, and had restored him to his father. My whole heart is torn with sorrow. I think I never saw thy love. Pitu Salla at last yields and opens a stone door. My rage I can scarcely control– Hast thou found this infamous wretch? Her cheeks Achancara[FN 35] on snow, Her face more fair than the dawn, From her mouth the laughter doth flow, Between pearls as bright as the morn.

Great King and most merciful Lord, But now, expecting my death, I am ever thy most faithful slave. O my husband so beloved! Piqui Chaqui gives him a withered flower and lies down again, pretending to sleep.

Thou mightest have lost thy reason. Who is this woman? Turning to Urco Huaranca. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Exit one of the guards. Suffer a short time longer here, Until I come to take thee hence, Patience for a few more days.


Thou comest in a frightful state, Covered with rdama and gaping wounds. With a stick will I give thee blows, With a rope I will hang thee.

Distant view of Ollantay-tampu. Urco Huaranca explains the dispositions he has made to oppose the army advancing from Cuzco, and his plan of defence.

Apu Ollantay: A Drama Of The Time Of The Incas

Boys and girls enter dancing. Her mother has knowledge of all, The Queen can attest what I say; Let me tell all this to the King, I pray for thy help and advice. Henceforth thou art our general. Adri rated it liked it Jan 24, Already we have a valiant king, It might be he will be attacked; ‘Tis said th’ old Inca sends a force, The men of Cuzco now advance. I miss thine eyes so bright, Thy feet upon the tender bough, Thy breast so pure and bright.

Two are believed to be derived from this one, written by Dr. Ollantay, Piqui Chaqui, Uillac Uma. It is still daylight.

These plays were called ‘Autos Sacramentales.