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Gabriel Pereira de Castro wrote some books about law. He is however known chiefly for his epic poem Ulisseia ou Lisboa Edificada (Ulisseia or Lisbon Built). It was published in 1636. It consists of ten books. It is written in ottava rima. Its form is typical for Renaissance epic poems. The poem imitates The Lusiads by Luís Vaz de Camões. It is about the founding of the town of Lisbon by Ulysses (Odysseus).
References[change | change source]
- "Gabriel Pereira de Castro" (in Portuguese). Projecto Vercial. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
Bibliography[change | change source]
- Malcolm Jack, Lisbon: City of the Sea: A History, I. B. Tauris, London 2007, ISBN 978-1-84511-403-9.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Fragments of Ulisseia ou Lisboa Edificada at Projecto Vercial.
- Gabriel Pereira de Castro (1827). Ulyssea ou Lisboa edificada: Poema heroico. Na Impressão Regia.