Day: June 27, 2012

Portugal: Francisco José Viegas

Article by Francisco José Viegas,  Secretary of State for Culture: The Lusiads, by Luis de Camões, is the Portugal’s great epic poem and the best known Portuguese literary work of the Renaissance, first printed in 1572. Modeled after the classic Greek epic poems, The Lusiads is structured in 10 chants that celebrate Portugal’s History and the […]

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