Francisco Pizarro, el héroe hacedor de mitos

Translated title of the contribution: Francisco Pizarro, the myth-making hero

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All rights reserved. The purpose of this writing is to present Francisco Pizarro as the hero of the poem Fundación y grandezas de la muy noble y leal ciudad de Lima from Rodrigo de Valdés (1687). In the poem, Pizarro is presented as centaur, viracocha. He is the protagonist of the conquest and a vehicle for the instauration of Lima's myth as the Eden's garden where the fragrant rose is meant to be born: Saint Rose of Lima.
Translated title of the contributionFrancisco Pizarro, the myth-making hero
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)217-226
Number of pages10
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018


  • Epic
  • Pizarro
  • Saint Rose of Lima
  • Seventh century
  • Viceroyalty of Peru


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