Atawalibana was one of the powerful princes who ruled the Incas. Atawala ruled Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Bolivia. His rule lasted until the Spanish invasion of the Inca Empire, where he was plotted and captured and demanded a ransom His life, despite the payment of the ransom, they killed him to end forever in 1533.
Method of governance in the Inca Empire:
The word “Inca” in the culture of the Inca empire means “the king,” and this refers to the ruler of the Inca Empire. It was not necessary that the Anka bequeathed to the eldest son. It was in accordance with the European tradition, Any member of the Incas could become king, as the descendants of Atawalpa were all considered worthy of access to power.
This was not a good tradition. It was the result of many wars that took place between brothers and each other in order to take one of them to power, and these wars continue to spend one on the other and that was what happened between Atawalpa and his brother Askar.
The Battle of Atawalpa on the Inca Empire:
The Emperor Vina Kapak died in 1527 of smallpox. He died. In addition, he succeeded in distributing the Anka Empire to both Atawala and his brother. Atawalibana took the north side of Quito while his brother Escar was on the southern side of Cuzco.
A civil war ensued between both Escar and Atawalpa and ended with the capture of the soldiers by Atoula’s forces. Despite the end of the war, there was a lack of confidence which resulted in a large division of the population and the spread of hatred between them. Atawalibana ordered the killing of his brother and Several family members who wanted to prevent him from reaching power.
Spanish troops storm into the Inca Empire:
Francisco Pizarro is a Spanish fighter who mobilized his troops in 1532 to capture the Inca Empire. His forces numbered 160 Spanish. They were made up of four of his brothers. They were also loaded with horses, miscellaneous weapons and armor that he did not know. The Inca.
After the sudden attack of the Spanish on the Incas, Atawalba was captured and taken prisoner. Despite the great status of Atawalba, no one dared to help him. Atawala was very intelligent, which helped many Spaniards learn, and his rule for his people continued even in captivity. , And agreed with the Spaniards to release him for a large ransom of gold and silver, but with the Spanish get the ransom and left the agreement and they killed him.
The fate of the Inca Empire after the death of Atawalpa:
At the time of Attawala’s death, the Spanish made his brother Tobas the governor of the Incas. Despite his death shortly after being infected with smallpox, he allowed the Spanish to take full control of the Inca Empire, and with the death of Ataúlba’s nephew, the Inca was lost. The people of Cuzco gave it to Atawala as a result of the civil war that ignited it.
When the Spaniards came to power, people began to wonder about the extent to which they were entitled to power. Pizarro’s plot to kill Atawalpa and take him hostage, and then kill him for many people and steal gold and silver, where the empire became worse after the death of Atawalpa so much, Atawala was considered a victim of Spanish oppression and hypocrisy. His life ended tragically and was deceived by the Spaniards as a result of their greed, violence, and greed in ruling the country.