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'''Portugeuse''' is a [[Romance language]] from [[Portugal]]. Its earliest texts are dated from the [[12th century]] with [[troubadour]]s songs developing in the [[13th century]]. The epic ''Os Lusiadas'' "The Luciads" by Luis de Camoes was published in 1572.
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'''Portuguese''' is a [[Romance language]] from [[Portugal]]. Its earliest texts are dated from the [[12th century]] with [[troubadour]]s songs developing in the [[13th century]]. The epic [http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/3333 ''Os Lusíadas''] ("The Luciads") by Luís de Camões was published in 1572.
  
Modern Portugeuse is based on a dialect from [[Lisbon]] but there is also the [[Galician]] dialect in north-west [[Spain]].
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Modern Portuguese is based on a dialect from [[Lisbon]], and influenced by the [[Galician]] dialect in north-west [[Spain]].
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
  
 
*[[Portuguese alternate titles]]
 
*[[Portuguese alternate titles]]
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.geocities.com/correia72/medieval.htm Medieval Portuguese Literature]
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*[http://the-orb.net/bibliographies/portugal.html ORB Bibliographies: Portugal]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:10, 4 December 2008

Portuguese is a Romance language from Portugal. Its earliest texts are dated from the 12th century with troubadours songs developing in the 13th century. The epic Os Lusíadas ("The Luciads") by Luís de Camões was published in 1572.

Modern Portuguese is based on a dialect from Lisbon, and influenced by the Galician dialect in north-west Spain.

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