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Father Bernabe Cobo was a seventeenth-century Spanish missionary who worked with the Indians of Peru. Over the years, Cobo closely observed the Incas. In the excerpt below, Cobo describes the great majesty and splendor of the Sapa Inca. Read the excerpt and answer the questions that follow.
"The multitude of servants that they had in their palace was incredible. They were served all the exquisite, precious, and rare things that the land produced.... Serving women brought him all of his food.... When he pointed out the dish that he wanted, ... one of these serving women would take it to him and hold it in her hand while he ate...A All leftovers from the meal and whatever the Inca touched with his hands were kept by the Indians in chests; thus, in one chest they placed the little [mats] that they placed before him when he ate; in another, the bones of the poultry and meat left over from his meals; in another, the clothes that he discarded. Finally, everything that the Inca had touched was kept in a hut,... and on a certain day each year it was all burned. They said that since the Incas were children of the Sun, whatever they touched had to be burned, ... and no one was to touch it."
-Bernabe Cobo, History of the Inca Empire
According to Cobo, how was the Inca treated by his subjects?