Lucrécio, Camões e os deuses

Milton Torres

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Resumo: Este artigo trata do uso que Lucrécio e Camões fizeram dos deuses da mitologia clássica, por razões pertinentes às convenções da poesia épica e a despeito de sua descrença na existência dos mesmos, sugerindo que ambos constróem os deuses para depois desconstruí-los de forma cabal e definitiva.

Palavras-Chave: Epopeia; Lucrécio; Camões.

Abstract: This paper suggests that Lucretius and Camoens used the gods of Classical mythology due to the conventions of epic poetry and despite the fact that they did not believe in their existence, because both authors needed to adequately construe the gods in order to ultimately deconstruct them.

Keywords: Epic poetry; Lucretius; Camoens.


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Epopeia; Lucrécio; Camões; Epic poetry; Lucretius; Camoens.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17851/2317-2096.19.4.191-204

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