15. The Inca - Part 3

Episode 15 September 24, 2017 00:20:16
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15. The Inca - Part 3
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In our last episode on the Inca we look at the lives of ordinary Inca subjects. What was did the average person's day look like? How did they practice their religion? We will also take a look at the Inca capital of Cusco - how it was laid out and how its great buildings were built.

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