Santa Fe

Simn Father says that to the Spaniards " they suffered much to principles with bad the experts languages, " and it adds " that some Indians who had been that they left Santa Marta, being or judeo-spanish in our language, and learning with facility the one of the Bogotes, or chibchas; by the most common treatment than they had with some Indian flies that came from much friendship to ours left very good lenguaraces in both languages, Castilian and fly, that was not of little importance stops there of ahead following of interpreters in the things that were offered with indios." The testimony of these authors leaves without value some the opposite affirmations of Alcedo and Coleti, in which Brinton leans. The chronicles that we have mentioned are the true sources of history, whereas the geographic dictionaries of Alcedo and Coleti are mere compilations of little historical value. Brinton also mentions to the Father Jose Cassani, who says of the Chibchas: " This nation is extendidsima, and its language is it as much, that knows that it, can run almost all the vast land of the New Kingdom, to which these have extended misiones." Elsewhere of his History the same Father says, talking about to the missions of the level ones of Casanare and in particular to those of the Tunebos, Morcotes, Guacicos and Chitas, that " their languages were more dialects of the Fly that languages distintas." Testimonies exceed to contradict Cassani Father. The Herrera cronista says that " in all the New Kingdom general.&quot is no language; A Spanish priest who was in the New Kingdom of Granada, D. Autonio Julian, author of the book the Rep it of America, province of Santa Marta, affirms the following thing: " Some languages have had, and extended generals and in many nations, and great part of a kingdom even conserve themselves; nevertheless, at least in the New Kingdom, each nation that does not depend on another one usually has different language In the Kingdom from Santa Fe dominated the language of the Flies, nation numerossima, that lived in delicious and vastsimos level savannahs or of Bogota.

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