Die culturländer des alten America, Bind 2–3

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Weidmannsche buchhandlung, 1878
 

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Side 871 - El que procura contar las estrellas, no sabiendo aún contar los tantos y nudos de las cuentas, digno es de risa".
Side 549 - II était; Taaroa était son nom; il se tenait dans le vide. Point de terre, point de ciel, point d'hommes. Taaroa appelle, mais rien ne lui répond, et, seul existant, il se change en l'univers.
Side 908 - a un valle, dentro de las Sierras, que se llama de Mocoa" (s. Herrera). Als die Spanier zuerst nach der Lagune von Maracaybo g'elangten, fanden sie dort (besonders im Westen) „grandes pueblos de Indios fundados dentro del agua, por las orillas y partes mas fondables, que da el agua a los pechos, donde tenian sus casas sobre grandes maderos hincados dentro del agua, sirviendose para todas sus necessidades de canoas
Side 658 - A sus hijos e hijas los llamaban siempre por el nombre del padre y de la madre; el del padre como propio, y el de la madre como apelativo; de esta manera, el hijo de Chel y Chan llamaban Nachanchel, que quiere decir hijos de fulanos y esta es la causa (por la cual) dicen los indios que los de un nombre son deudos y se tratan por tales.
Side 682 - in the retired parts of the mountains, where the hunters had seldom penetrated, there is no difficulty in approaching the Rocky Mountain sheep, which there exhibit the simplicity of character so remarkable in the domestic species; but where they have been often fired at, they are exceedingly wild, alarm their companions, on the approach of danger, by a hissing noise, and scale the rocks with a speed and agility that...
Side 719 - By this strange custom, a daughter-in-law is required to hlonipa her father-in-law, and all her husband's male relations in the ascending line, that is, to be cut off from all intercourse with them. She is not allowed to pronounce their names even mentally. Hence this custom has given rise to an almost distinct language among the women.
Side 913 - The bodies of the men were placed on their backs in the form of a cross, head to head, each bound to a pole by bandages round the neck, middle, knees, and ancles, the pole being behind the body; the two women had their knees bent up and tied to the neck, while their hands were bound to their knees; they were then placed so as to have their faces downwards...
Side 211 - Los habitantes de Tunjuelo eran de orijen caquesio i los de Fontabon Chibchas de la raza conquistadora (Aun despues de la conquista espanola era notable la diferencia entre el lenguaje de los bogotanos i de los tunjanos). Die in Tunja gefundene Mumie war (nach Joly) brachycephalisch. Los craneos de los Indios de la provincia de Velez muestran la depresion del hueso frontal (Uricoechea). Die Panches platteten den Kopf hinten und vorne ab (wie es geschehen mochte, um neue Mischungen und Rasseneigenthümlichkeiten...
Side 580 - Their faith concerning a future life is this : When a Hidatsa dies, his shade lingers four nights around the camp or village in which he died, and then goes to the lodge of his departed kindred in the Village of the Dead. When he has arrived there, he is rewarded for his valor, self-denial, and ambition on earth by receiving the same regard in the one place as in the other; for there, as here, the brave man is honored and the coward despised. Some say that the ghosts of those who commit suicide occupy...
Side 538 - Muchos tiempos ha que está fundada México y es reino, y éste de Mechoacan: estos dos reinos eran nombrados, y en estos dos reinos miraban los dioses desde el cielo y el sol. Nunca...

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