Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... [read more]
Date: March 10th 2008
Antonio Francisco Lisboa (Alejandinho) 1738-1814 (76) Son Portuguese master architect Manuel Francisco Lisboa and an un-named slave, architect, sculptor and cripple.
the hamlet sprawls on the hunchbacks of the hills, the obedient pastoral flock go to the churches: that of Camo - which is all of stone the Mother Church - which is all of gold[/quote= - Drummond de Andrade - Vila Rico - ... read more