Garcilaso de la Vega


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Gar·ci·la·so de la Ve·ga

 (gär′sə-lä′sō də lə vā′gə, gär-thē-lä′sō thĕ lä vĕ′gä) Known as "El Inca." 1539?-1616.
Peruvian-born Spanish soldier, historian, and translator. The son of an Inca princess, he vividly retold Peruvian history and folklore in his Comentarios Reales (1609).
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The date is symbolic for world literature being the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.
Garcilaso de la Vega. Obras completas, edicion de Elias L.
The day is annually observed on April 23 to mark the anniversary of the birth or death of a range of well-known writers, including Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Maurice Druon, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Haldor Kiljan Laxness, Manuel Mejia Vallejo, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and William Shakespeare.
On this date in 1616, famous writers Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare, and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died.
It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died.
Goodwin writes marvelously well about poetry, lucidly explicating compositions of Garcilaso de la Vega or Luis de Gongora, for example, and placing them in historical context.
Garcilaso de la Vega and the Material Culture of Renaissance Europe.