South American - Daughter of Pachacutic. Lover of Ollanta. Mother of Yma Sumac. His father, ruler of the Incas, refused to countenance a marriage to Ollanta but they defied his ban and lived together. She bore a daughter, Yma Sumac, and both she and the child were imprisoned in a convent. Ollanta was captured when he led a rebellion against Yupanqui, the Inca's son who took over when his father died, but the new ruler pardoned him, freed Curi- Coyllur and her daughter and blessed their union. Sometimes known as Curi-Coyllur, Joyful Star or Joyful Star.

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