This epic poem celebrates the Portuguese nation and its maritime achievements during the Age of Discovery. The work tells the story of Vasco da Gama's voyage to India, and includes many other episodes from Portuguese history and mythology. The book is known for its grandeur of style and its celebration of patriotism and heroism.
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