Talambuhay ni Jose Rizal

Kaarawan ni Gat Jose Rizal: ika-19 ng Hunyo

This biography of Filipino national hero Jose Rizal was written in Tagalog by Jose N. Sevilla y Tolentino in the early 1920s.

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Huling Paalam ni Jose Rizal

This is a Tagalog translation by Andres Bonifacio of the poem Mi Último Adios  (My Last Farewell) originally written in Spanish by Filipino national hero Jose Rizal.

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Noli Me Tangere (English Summary)

A summary in English of the classic Philippine novel Noli Me Tangere, written in Spanish by Filipino national hero Jose Rizal

Juan Crisostomo Ibarra is a young Filipino who, after studying for seven years in Europe, returns to his native land to find that his father, a wealthy landowner, has died in prison as the result of a quarrel with the parish curate, a Franciscan friar named Padre Damaso. Ibarra is engaged to a beautiful and accomplished girl, Maria Clara, the supposed daughter and only child of the rich Don Santiago de los Santos, commonly known as “Capitan Tiago.”

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Sa Aking Mga Kabata

This Tagalog poem was long assumed to have been written by Filipino national hero Jose Rizal when he was eight years old, though that assumption is now widely doubted. It is translated into English as ‘To My Fellow Youth.’
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Ang Awit ni Maria Clara

Ang Awit ni Maria Clara is a Tagalog translation of Jose Rizal’s poem Canto de María Clara, which can be found in his Spanish-language novel Noli Me Tangere.

The main character Maria Clara talks about how sweet it is to be in one’s own country.

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Noli Me Tangere (Introduction)

Jose Rizal started writing the first part of Noli Me Tangere in 1884 in Madrid when he was still studying medicine. After his studies, he went to Paris and there continued writing the novel. And it was in Berlin that Rizal finished the last part. Continue reading “Noli Me Tangere (Introduction)”

PALAISIPAN

Ano Ang Palaisipan?

Ito ay isang suliranin o uri ng bugtong na sinusubok ang katalinuhan ng lumulutas nito. It is a problem or type of riddle that tests the smarts of the solver.

root word: isip, meaning ‘to think’

palaisipan
puzzle, riddle

mga palaisipan
puzzles, riddles

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Ang Aking Huling Paalam

Tagalog translation of the Spanish poem Mi Ultimo Adios written by Filipino national hero Jose Rizal.

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