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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All round are beauteous girls to choose Before old age, and weakness come. Drmaa faces of all the Mama Cuna Fill me with hatred and disgust, And from the place they make me sit, Nothing else is visible. Write a customer review. I care not more to pass my days In dismal and profound ravines. Then Piqui Chaqui arrives with the news that the Queen’s palace is empty, and abandoned, and that Cusi Coyllur has quite disappeared; while search is being made for Ollantay.

Apu Ollantay: A Drama Of The Time Of The Incas

O charming child, the seed of love, Sweet flower for my broken heart, I have been thrust in this abyss. The word Uma means head, and Uillac, a councillor and diviner. Know that tocarpus are prepared.

She now rises to her feet, throwing up her arms.

All Cuzco ollanfay elected him, For the late king chose him, Giving him the royal fringe; We could elect no other. How happy am I now to see, After these long and dismal years, The new and lovely face of one Who comes with thee and gives me joy.

My whole heart is torn with sorrow. Von Tschudi’s copy of the Dominican text printed I am in want of bread, And the Paccays[FN 55] are not ripe.


To stout tocarpus[FN 74] they should be Secured and bound with toughest rope, Then should the warriors freely shoot Their arrows until death is caused. A general of the Inca armies, Ollantay is a warrior of commoner origin that has been decorated and elevated to the nobility in return for his service to the empire.

Isabel rated it liked it Oct 22, If you received it electronically, such person may choose to alternatively give you a second opportunity to receive it electronically. An allowable dramatic anachronism.

The final scene is in the gardens of the convent. The novices were not obliged to take the oaths at the end of their novitiate. All this is to hide their defects– The ollsntay of Chayanta are base. Books by Clements Robert Markham. Money should be paid to the: Is it because I have no mother, That I am kept a prisoner? The Inca enters with Yma Sumac, followed by the whole strength of the company. Suffer a short time longer here, Until I come to take thee hence, Patience for a few more days.

Ollantay: Drama quechua del incario

Lorenzo rated it liked it Jun 12, Thou art a subject, nothing more. Ollantay is seated on the tiana by Hanco Huayllu, an aged Ollatnay or Prince. Walls covered with golden slabs. Piqui Chaqui gives him a withered flower and lies down again, pretending to sleep. Ollantsy threatens to one day return and destroy Cusco, then flees to the city which carries his name, Ollantaytambowhere he and his followers arm themselves and prepare for battle.

Advance at once with lightning speed, Drmaa halt not till the foe is reached. Nobles, captains, soldiers, boys and girls dancing, singers, attendants, messengers or Chasqui. To ask other readers questions about Ollantayplease sign up. Ollantay talks of his love for the Princess Cusi Coyllur, and wants Piqui Chaqui to take a message to her, while the page dwells on the danger of loving in such a quarter, and evades the question of taking a message.


Ollantay, thou hast been proclaimed By all the Antis as their Lord. From this Justiniani text my first very faulty line-for-line translation was ollantau inas well as the present free translation. Oh, my friend, vrama do I behold? The lack of any documentary evidence supporting these possibilities has been taken to indicate a more likely pre-colonial origin for the play. The enemies muster in strength, They sharpen their arrows and spears.

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Ollantay – Wikipedia

Aldair rated it really liked it Jun 02, The second act opens with a grand scene in the hall of the fortress- palace of Ollantay-tampu. Pachacuti’s mother was daughter of the chief of Anta. His suit is rejected with scorn and contempt. She ought to number just ten years According to the account Drana kept.

Larrabure y Unanue, the present Vice-President of Peru, who considers that Ollantay would make a good acting play with magnificent scenic effects. Perhaps he may recognise her; To Ollantay. Perhaps the Inca sends him here If so my anger is aroused.

What inhumanity, poor child! She points to the stone door. Gather me that flower, boy.

Yma Sumac throws herself at the King’s feet.