Luis Vaz de Camões

The Lusiads

First published in 1952.

© London: Penguin books

Translated from Portuguese into English

The Lusiads (Os Lusíadas), by Luís de Camões, is one of the greatest epic poems of the Renaissance, immortalizing Portugal’s voyages of discovery; it’s considered a national treasure.

Educational topic: Portuguese literature

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