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Luis de Camoes was Portugal's greatest Renaissance poet, whose profoundly humanistic works have influenced Portuguese literature since their appearance. In 1572 the epic poem Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads)-Camoes's masterpiece and lasting contribution to European literature-was published in Lisbon. By centering on the landmark 1497-1498 voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, Camoes exalted the Portuguese spirit expressed in history's glorious deeds. Modeled after Virgil's Aeneid and written in ottava rima, the Italian metric form used by Ariosto in Orlando Furioso, Os Lusiadas is the hallmark of Portuguese classics. Camoes's other poetry (Rimas) was published in 1595. In it Camoes shows himself to be, in addition to an epic poet, an intensely lyric poet as well. (Bowker Author Biography)
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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Vaz and the second or paternal family name is Camões.

The Lusiads 1,200 copies, 29 reviews
Sonetos 65 copies
Lírica 54 copies
Sonetos para Amar o Amor 13 copies, 1 review
Os Lusíadas em Banda Desenhada (Original author) 11 copies
Saudades 7 copies
Rimas 6 copies, 1 review
200 Sonetos 5 copies
Contradança 4 copies
Os Lusíadas 4 copies
Poemas Españoles 3 copies, 1 review
Obra completa 3 copies
Lirica 2 copies
Filodemo 2 copies
Os Lusíadas 2 copies
Les sonnets 2 copies
Os Lusíadas 2 copies
A lusiad 1 copy
Rime 1 copy
Lusiadas 1 copy
Obras 1 copy
Os Lusadas 1 copy
Diário 1 copy
Rimas 1 copy
20 Sonetos 1 copy
Líricas 1 copy
Sometos 1 copy
Sonete 1 copy
SONETOS 1 copy
Canção X 1 copy
La luzidoj 1 copy
Os Triunfos 1 copy, 1 review
Canção X 1 copy
Romaanse sonnetten (Contributor) 3 copies

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Vaz and the second or paternal family name is Camões.

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