Camões Luiz Vaz de

Ca·mões

 (kə-moiNsh′) also Ca·mo·ëns (kăm′ō-ənz, kə-mō′-), Luiz Vaz de 1524?-1580.
Portuguese writer best known for Os Lusíadas (1572), an epic describing his nation's rise from obscurity to greatness.