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The Gold of Quivira

A Story of Spanish Conquistadores on the Great Plains

by Anthony J. Barak

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Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7544654M
ISBN 100595006205
ISBN 109780595006205
OCLC/WorldCa47203181

The golden statue --El Chato's treasure --The hill of gold --The gold nugget --The meaning of Gran Quivira --Indian treasure --Turquoise played a part --Quest for the Blue Mountains --Manzano's mysterious stranger --Twists of circumstances --A silver cache --The Tucson meteorite anvil --Did ancient. SEARCH FOR GOLD Seven Cities of Gold A Spanish legend described the Seven Cities of Gold Cabeza de Vaca even reported that he saw signs of gold in the mountains This report excited the viceroy or royal governor of New Spain Fray Marcos de Niza Fray Marcos was the explorer first sent by the Viceroy of New Spain to find the lost cities of gold Viceroy- royal governor of New Spain Because.

  But when Coronado finally reached central Kansas in the summer of , he found no gold or wealth in the grass-hut villages of the natives he assumed were "Quivira Indians.". Quivira Europeans in the region of the Santa Fe Trail, – as a readable, readily available reference Brandon states in a concise way how the European’s insatiable lust for gold, fueled by misconception and false information, led to much of the exploration of the American West. As such, the book will be illuminating for many.

The Mines of New Mexico — Supposed Concealment of them by the Indians — Indian Superstition and Cozenage — Ruins of La Gran Quivira — Old Mines — Placeres or Mines of Gold Dust — Speculative Theories as to the original Deposites of the Gold — Mode of Working the Placeres — Manners and Customs of the Miners — Arbitrary Restrictions of the Mexican Government upon Foreigners.   As author Napolean Hill observed, “More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth”. References Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, active 16th century. The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza De Vaca And His Companions from Florida to the Pacific, New York: Allerton Book Co., Reyes Castañeda, Pedro.


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Quivira is a place named by explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado infor the mythical "Seven Cities of Gold" that he never location of Quivira is believed by most authorities to be in central Kansas near present-day Lyons extending northeast to Quivirans were the forebears of the modern day Wichita Indians and Caddoan tribes, such as the Pawnee or.

Anthony J. Barak is the author of The Mongrel ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Gold of Quivira ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 r /5. Thus the Indian kingdom of Quivira of ‘the Turk’ was metamorphosed in the course of two centuries into an opulent Indian mission, and its vessels of gold and silver into a church service.

But where Quivira should be looked for was forgotten.” In the late 19th century efforts were made to ascertain the location of the lost Quivira.

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(Wikimedia Commons) The legend was revived in the s, when four survivors of the ill-fated Narváez expedition managed to return to New Spain. As the story goes, Coronado was not your regular explorer.

He was a conquistador, and was looking for gold. Actually he was looking for the Seven Cities of Gold which were also known as the Seven Cities of Cibola. The cities were Hawikuh, Halona, Matsaki, Quivira, Kiakima, Cibola, and Kwakina. We have at least two sources mentioning these seven.

The expedition was guided by a native inhabitant known as the Turk (because his headwrapping looked to the Spanish like a turban), who had promised the Spaniards the gold and silver of Quivira.

After a difficult journey, Coronado finally reached Quivira in July, but finding none of the promised riches and suspecting that his guide had misled. Other Books By Author The Gold of Quivira. Anthony Barak Ph. $ The Mongrel. Anthony J. Barak Ph. $ Book Details.

Language:. Quivira in Utah. I have an old spanish map showing Quivira as being near to either Utah Lake or the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Also some reference in a book called "The Kingdom of New Spain" by Pedro Alonso O'Crouley from —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Dswkamp (talk • contribs) 23 July The Seven Cities of Gold, also known as the Seven Cities of Cibola (/ ˈ s iː b ə l ə /), is a myth that was popular in the 16th is also featured in several works of popular culture.

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Highlights of this world-class enclave include the Jack Nicklaus-designed Quivira Golf Club and homeowner access to the restaurants and resort facilities of Cabo’s. The lure of gold led Coronado in on an expedition into North America in search of the wealthy province of Quivira.

For centuries, rumors of gold in what is now Kansas have been repeatedly circulated. DuPratz's map of Louisiana shows a gold. Quivira is a place first mentioned by Francisco Vazquez de Coronado inwho visited it during his searches for the mythical "Seven Cities of Gold".The location and identity of the "Quivirans" has been much debated over a wide area, including Kansas, Nebraska, and authorities now believe that Quivira was in central Kansas and its inhabitants to have been Wichita or another.

In search of the famed "Seven Cities of Gold Treasure" he joins forces with Doctor Armida Valenzuela, a beautiful and brilliant widow. With the clue provided by the Singer, they eventually end up at the anciet Pueblo ruins of Gran Quivira where they find a valuable treasure, but it's not the one they : Clyde Casey.

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Quivira is an absolute must play and worth a trip to Cabo on its. Quivira and Cíbola are two of the fantastic Seven Cities of Gold existing only in a myth that originated around the year when the Moors conquered Mérida, ing to the legend, seven bishops fled the city, not only to save their own lives but also to prevent the.

Get this from a library. Thunderhead. [Douglas J Preston; Lincoln Child; Scott Brick; BBC Audiobooks America.; Hachette Audio (Firm)] -- Archeologist Nora Kelly leads an expedition to Utah in search of Quivira, the fabled Indian City of Gold.

With the aid of satellite photos the group retraces her missing father's footsteps and runs. Quivira is a location in Uncharted: Golden Abyss, an ancient city in depest Panama, and is the objective location for that story. Quivira is situated in a valley in an area known as La Selva de las Serpientes ('The Serpent Jungle').

In the centre of the valley is the above-ground portion of the city, which includes a vast temple complex with the Pyramid of Omatihicoya at the centre. The.The Gold of Quivira: A Story of Spanish Conquistadores on the Great Plains by Anthony J Ph.

D. Barak Book Description: Shortly after the sacking of Mexico by the Spaniards, the leaders of New Spain heard many rumors of the riches existing in the vast area north of Mexico. In both andthe viceroy of Mexico formed very large armies to march to the north and find and loot the wealth.Books.

City of Gold, a collection of Old Testament stories retold for children by Peter Dickinson; City of Gold, a spy thriller by Len Deighton; City of Gold: A biography of Bombay by Gillian Tindall; Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest in Pursuit of Coronado by Douglas Preston; The City of Gold and Lead, a novel in the Tripods series by John Christopher.