Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo
Portuguese poet and writer
Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo (or Quebedo, 16th/17th century) was a Portuguese poet. Little is known about his personal life. He studied law at the University of Coimbra. He wrote lyrical poems, for example sonnets, 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).
- ↑ Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo e Castelo Branco at projecto vercial.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ Vasco Mouzinho de Quevedo e Castelo Branco at Portal da Literatura.