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Luz Vaz de Cames and "Os Lusadas" odyssey (5 photos)
by Ilena Lo Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 0 N: 141] (639)

Day of fate 22 May 1498 is the focal point of Luz Vaz de Cames "Os Lusadas" odyssey, a poem that consists of ten Cantos.
Ever since it was published 1572, the pinnacle of portuguese poetry.
In Canto VI, (6:70 to 6:91), at the end of the incredible voyage that begun in Lisbon, the portuguese caravelas face and survive Neptune's ultimate weapon, the hurricane's eyewall, described with incredible accuracy (6:70 to 6:79).