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Cieza de León, Pedro

Cieza de León, Pedro pā´ᵺrō thēā´thä dā lāōn´ [key], 1518?–1560, Spanish soldier and explorer in South America. His Chronicle of Peru is one of the most richly detailed accounts of the Spanish conquest.

See El Inca, abr. Eng. tr. (1959) by H. de Onís.

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