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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And of course he is contemporary of Shakespeare and Cervantes. The author’s own declares at the beginning that his work is modelled on the Iliad and lusadas Odyssey.

The ship arrived six months later.

Strophes and are written to evoke this pity. From Virgil to Milton. On a more negative note, the poem does suffer from its concessions to historical fact. Jun 23, Chesapeake Bae rated it did not like it Shelves: After an appeal by the poet to Calliopethe Greek muse of epic poetry, Vasco da Gama begins to narrate the history of Portugal.

He was later accused of misappropriations and traveled to Goa to respond to the accusations of the tribunal.

Os Lusíadas by Luís de Camões

The Lusiads tells a story of Vasco da Gama successfully making his way around Cape Horn and voyaging to India to begin the creation of Portugal’s overseas colonial empire. In other projects Wikimedia Lussiadas Wikiquote Wikisource. This is followed, in the ancient rhetorical fashion, by the narration the past shows that the intention of the Fados is the same one that the orator presented.

Quotes from The Lusiads. Lusiadzs have no idea how to rate this one; it’s a huge piece of literature, but it’s also a gigantic and conscious imitation of Homer and Virgil– fine and dandy, but doesn’t really fit the time or place. These apparent intrusions into the 17th Century by the figures of Greek and Roman mythology might seem odd to the modern reader but was standard fare for the Renaissance.


Vasco da Gama el llmado a ser el principal de la historia, no ,usiadas mayor notoriedad, no se le describe ni ensalza casi. The fleet lands at Melinde where it is welcomed by a friendly Sultan. Lusiadws more Read less. As I asked for a copy, the woman in the bookstore looked at me very puzzled and said it’s got some hard parts.

Given in an allegoric sense:. Bacchus is overseeing the action in opposition to Poseidon’s influence. But White himself acknowledges the difficulty of matching the splendor of these translations in the final sentence of his introduction: Oxford University Press; 1 edition August 1, Language: Jun 14, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: So glad for the recommendation and something to take away the image of snow in January.

There’s a good introduction, but not a footnote in the whole thing.

It’s a Christian epic, with da Gama and his sailors calling upon God and Jesus for salvation, yet at the sam It always surprises me to realize just how large a world my ignorance of world literature encompasses. You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Buy the selected items together This item: Not just for references but for the melody.

I am fond of history but not really big on mythology so I am rating this book with 3 stars. The story moves on to the King of Melinde, describing the journey of the Armada from Lisbon to Melinde.

This was done in an age long before political correctness or humanitarian concerns shed a more thoughtful light on colonization. Just as the gods had divided loyalties during the voyages of Odysseus and Aeneashere Venuswho favors the Portuguese, is opposed by Bacchuswho is here associated with the east and resents the encroachment on his territory.

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His mother later remarried. Each one of these types of speech shows stylistic peculiarities.

The freshness of that original encounter with Africa and India is the very essence of Camoes’s vision. You see, during De Camooes time Portugal was a world superpower rivaling Spain and many nations around the world became their colonized territories. Oct 13, Owlseyes rated it it was amazing Shelves: Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students. This is a beautiful book. Virtue, valour and prudence of the Portuguese are contrasted with the scheming, materialistic Moslems whose defeat is lsiadas.

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View all 11 comments. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And for a Christian epic, it’s surprisingly erotic, such as when Venus seduces Jove to lusiadaz her to intercede on da Gama’s behalf against Bacchus or nearer the end when she rewards the sailors by ,usiadas an island populated by horny nymphs.

I still report to the office during my normal schedule, escape to the nearby gym to work outbookstore to book huntcoffee shop to read and come back to the office just in time for the workshop.

It’s how one handles what is borrowed that makes it art. This is followed by passages on the meaning of Portuguese nationality and then by an cajoes of the warrior deeds of the 1st Dynasty kings, from Dom Afonso Henriques to Dom Fernando. However, since they don’t see me and since my head normally spins because of lack of sleep, I have to help myself, right?

Interesting read if only for the fact that it was written over years ago and provides an insight into what was thought and believed at the time. The 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. Some of my favorite bits: And what is the prize of their massacres, their own beautiful virgin nymphs handcrafted by Venus herself

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