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Lusiad or, The discovery of India : an epic poem by LuГ­s de CamГµes

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Published by Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, for John Archer ... in Dublin .
Written in English

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Other titlesThe discovery of India
Statementtranslated from the original Portuguese of Luis de Camoëns, by William Julius Mickle.
ContributionsMickle, William Julius, 1735-1788.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL23316548M

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The Lusiads is the Portuguese national epic, and its author, Luís Vaz de Camões, is a national hero throughout Portugal. When you travel in Portugal and see a painting or statue of a man in medieval armor with one eye closed, you can pretty much count on it being a painting or statue of Camões, who lost an eye as a Portuguese soldier.4/5. The Lusiads, epic poem by Luís de Camões, published in as Os Lusíadas. The work describes the discovery of a sea route to India by Vasco da Gama. The 10 cantos of the poem are in ottava rima and amount to 1, stanzas. The action of the poem begins after an introduction, an invocation, and a. To conclude the notes on this book, it may not be unnecessary to observe that Camoëns, in this episode, has happily adhered to a principal rule of the Epopea. To paint the manners and characters of the age in which the action is placed, is as requisite in the epic poem as it is to preserve the unity of the character of an individual. p. BOOK VIII. THE ARGUMENT. Description of the pictures, given by Paulus. The heroes of Portugal, from Lusus, one of the companions of Bacchus (who gave his name to Portugal), and Ulysses, the founder of Lisbon, down to Don Pedro and Don Henrique (Henry), the conquerors of Ceuta, are all represented in the portraits of Gama, and are characterized by appropriate verses.

Dissertation on the Lusiad, and on Epic Poetry Mickle’s Introduction to the Lusiad Mickle’s Sketch of the History of the Discovery of India Contents Book I Book II Book III Book IV Book V Book VI Book VII Book VIII Book IX Dissertation on the Fiction of the Island of Venus Book X. THE LUSIAD. 1 BOOK I. ARGUMENT. Statement of the subject. Invocation to the muses of the Tagus. Herald calls an assembly of the gods. Jupiter foretells the future conquests of the Portuguese. Bacchus, apprehensive that the Portuguese may eclipse the glory acquired by himself in the conquest of India, declares against them. The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Lusiad, by Luís de Camões This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. At last, in , he printed his Lusiad, which, in the opening of the first book, in a most elegant turn of compliment, he addressed to his prince, King Sebastian, then in his. Dec 02,  · The Lusiads (tr. Mickle)/Book I. From Wikisource.

The Lusiad Paperback – July 6, by de Camoens, Luis (Author), William Julius Mickle (Translator) out of 5 stars 1 customer review. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. The Lusiad of Luis de Camoens: books I to V [Luís de Camões] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated Luís de Camões. May 26,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Lusiad; Or, The Discovery of India, an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. the lusiad or the discovery of india Download the lusiad or the discovery of india or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the lusiad or the discovery of india book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .