1 jul. Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 6 by Luís de Camões. Os Lusíadas by Luís de Camões. No cover available. Download; Bibrec. Os Lusíadas, a maior obra épica portuguesa, de Luís Vaz de Camões, completa e com todos os seus cantos – Grandes Portugueses – Canto I – estância / estrofe. Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads) is a Portuguese epic poem by Luís de Camões. First printed in , it is regarded as Portugal’s national epic, much in the same way .

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Camoens’s criticism of corruption in government and the pursuit of wealth above all else is applicable to our own day. Tales of 1, Nights: Lusiadaw day after when I get a copy of the workshop deck, I read all the documents and spend less than an hour getting all the agreements and decision.

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I read this long epic poem little by little, savoring it and camoez to understand or research, if needed all the references. The Lusiads is not an easy read by any means, but it does provide an interesting insight into the self-image of Portugal just as that small Iberian nation was entering what is still called its Golden Age.

And of course he is contemporary of Shakespeare and Cervantes. Keep Exploring Britannica William Shakespeare. These cantos contain some of the most compelling passages in the poem. What’s the Camoee o Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


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This books provides some clear insights into the Portuguese culture. The first translation of The Lusiads for almost half a century, this new edition is complemented by an illuminating introduction and extensive notes.

It is indeed the monumental moment of Portuguese history. And what is the prize of their massacres, their own beautiful virgin nymphs handcrafted by Venus herself For a period, due to his familial relations he attended the University of Lhsiadasalthough records do not show him registered he participated in courses in the Humanities.

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The narrative simultaneously includes old gods such as Jupiter, Venus and Neptune who aid the Portuguese sailors in their quest towards fame and Bacchus, the main antagonist and the ruler of the Indian Ocean who has a somewhat personal vendetta against the Portuguese and the new god, the god of “Divine Providence” through whose faith the Portuguese motivate themselves to overcome the natural and other challenges they face.

Quotes from The Lusiads. To be able to translate this by the “painting that talks” is to achieve one of the highest points in universal literature. The tendency of fiction has been away from the romanticism of the 19th and early….

Views Read Edit View history. Lastly, this is a travel book. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It is portrayed as a paradise. Classic that is seldom seen on reading lists. By land what strife, what plots of secret guile, How many a wound from many a treach’rous smile!

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The Lusiads by Luís de Camões

The translation is sixty years old, still in print in Penguin Classics. His mother, a widow, survived him and had the pension…. The poem expresses an almost mystical sense of Portuguese destiny.