There exists an interesting website blog Abyss Of Time that proposes a rather short historical chronology. Maybe, maybe not, but a recent post about Strange Misrepresentations Of Cusco caught my attention.
It deals with the South American Town of Cusco that was built on megalithic polygonal stonework.
The problem is that drawings of the city or town by the invading Spanish during the 16th Century were all fantasies and imaginal constructs, and so too were depictions by later authors until the 1800 CE when drawings, or images, of Cusco were factual.
Often no distinction is made between the ancient Cusco and the Spanish Cusco. Also, this is the ONLY type of representation that I could find. And I did find NO images of Spanish Cusco dating before 1800. For exemple, the following representation has often been used in the 19th century, but this kind of images can only be found in the 19th century.
This is really bewildering. Perhaps it is too early to conclude. Perhaps what I could find or not find depends on the state of the documentation on Internet, which is different from country to country. Anyhow, next time in Cusco I will look for ancient engravings. It is becoming clear to me that the Spaniards have never known ancient Cusco, that the Spaniards saw the ruins of ancient Cusco like the visitors of Rome see the ruins of ancient Rome. This can explain the fantasy image. A big question remains. If there are PLENTY of nice images of Cusco in the 19th century, why then there are NO images of the factual Cusco before 1800?
The Spanish invasion of Peru was during the middle of the so-called Little Ice Age period, which does not seem to be in the Libby tree ring isotope data, and I wonder if even recent history has been fabricated, history that is for the second millennia CE.
Has history been wittingly falsified? Strange that Isaac Newton also proposed his theories of celestical motion during this period.
All rather puzzling.
Update: Or the Spanish drawings were accurate and a disaster occurred that destroyed Cusco after the European arrival, presumably during the Maunder Minimum period.
Update 1: No wonder Charles Darwin’s Beagle trip encountered still fresh remains of mega fauna in river gravels in southern America. The Maunder Minimum was a global tectonic catastrophe that occurred in the Pacific Ocean hemisphere, This suggests the uplift of the Andes and Himalayas occurred during the Maunder Minimum – little wonder the Europeans started to travel to the Pacific in earnest after the this event. North America was settled, the Europeans ventured to the far east and the British Admiralty sent James Cook to observe the transit of Venus in the Pacific.
In addition this circum-pacific disaster fits in with the Australian Aboriginal narratives of the Aurora Australis causing great deaths, the extinction of the moas in New Zealand, the destruction of the Chinese Ming dynasty fleets. Even the sea levels might have risen abruptly.
As we are still using the Gregorian calendar from 1582, geochronology was and remains based on a clerical dating scheme, and not a scientific one.
More on this interpretation to follow