Questions tagged [luis-vaz-de-camoes]

Questions about the Portuguese poet Luís Vaz de Camões (1524 or 1525–1580), or his life as a writer. He is considered the greatest Portuguese-language poet, and his best-known work, "Os Lusíadas" ("The Lusiads"), is held as Portuguese's national epic. Use with [portuguese-literature]

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Which passages in Manuel de Faria e Sousa's commentary on The Lusiads caused his temporary incarceration by the Inquisition?

The Wikipedia article about The Lusiads tells us that Manuel de Faria e Sousa wrote a commentary about the work in the 17th century. Published after Sousa's death[a], the work was originally written ...
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What's the significance of the "Invocation to the muses of the Tagus"?

In the fourth stanza of Book I of an English translation of Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads), the narrator speaks to the "fair nymphs of Tagus" And you, fair nymphs of Tagus, parent stream, If e’...
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