Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo

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Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo (or Quebedo, 16th/17th century) was a Portuguese poet.[1] Little is known about his personal life. He studied law at the University of Coimbra. He wrote lyrical poems, for example sonnets,[2] but is best known fo his epic works. One of them is Discurso sobre a Vida e Morte de Santa Isabel Rainha de Portugal that was published in Lisbon in 1596. The greatest work by the poet is Afonso Africano, an epic poem in ottava rima (1611).[3]

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  1. Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo e Castelo Branco at projecto vercial.
  2. See: Nuno Catharino Cardoso, Sonetistas portugueses e luso-brasileiros; antologia contendo dados biográficos e bibliográficos ácêrca de cento e oitenta e nove poetas. 1495 á novissima geração, Lisboa 1918, p. 20.
  3. Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo e Castelo Branco at Portal da Literatura.

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