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Camões’ The Lusiads: 450th Publication Anniversary

November 9, 2022

Professor Onésimo T. Almeida gave a lecture entitled “Modern Dimensions of Camões’ The Lusiads” for an event co-sponsored by the Department of Portuguese & Brazilian Studies, the Camões Institute of Lisbon, and the Portuguese Embassy in Washington on November 1 at the Maddock Alumni Center.  A reception followed with the presence of His Excellency Francisco Duarte Lopes, Ambassador of Portugal in Washington, DC.

The John Carter Brown Library holds a rare first edition of The Lusiads, and the event, which was covered by The Herald News, commemorated its 450th publication anniversary.  You can find more highlights of the event on The Herald News’ website and watch a video of the event on our YouTube playlist.