King Lloque Yupanqui
|Other names||Lluq'i Yupanki|
|Spouse(s)||Mama Cora Ocllo Coya|
Sinchi Roca |
Family and personality
He was the son and successor of Sinchi Roca, though he had an elder brother Manco Sapaca. He was the father of Mayta Cápac. His wife's name is variously given as Mama Cava, also known as Mama Cahua (Quechua Mama Qawa) or Mama Cora Ocllo.:41
Although some chronicles attributed minor conquests to him, others say that he did not wage any wars, or that he was even occupied with rebellions.
He is said to have established the public market in Cuzco and built the Acllahuasi. In the days of the Inca Empire, this institution gathered young women from across the empire; some were given by the Inca as concubines to nobles and warriors and others were dedicated to the cult of the Sun god. Sometimes they were simply servants.
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As ruler of the Kingdom of Cusco
c. 1260–c. 1290
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