Category: Jose Rizal

  • Our national hero as pretender

    By Ambeth Ocampo via Inquirer PARIS, France—Some of the main sources for this column have been European travel accounts that describe the Philippines and the Filipinos over time, beginning with Antonio Pigafetta’s chronicle of the ill-fated Magellan expedition to current Tourist Guidebooks to the Philippines written and published by foreigners. In the age before YouTube, […]

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  • José Rizal in Heidelberg and in Wilhelmsfeld

    “In Rizal we are not only losing a loyal friend of Germany, and of German scholarship, but also the one man with sufficient knowledge and resolution to open a way for modern thought to that far-off island world.” Prof. Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902) in his obituary address for Dr. José Rizal at the Annual General Meeting […]

  • Huling Paalam

    ”Mi Ultimo Adios” ni Dr. José Rizal sa salin ni Andres Bonifacio Pinipintuho kong Bayan ay paalam, Lupang iniirog ng sikat ng araw, mutyang mahalaga sa dagat Silangan, kaluwalhatiang sa ami’y pumanaw. Masayang sa iyo’y aking idudulot ang lanta kong buhay na lubhang malungkot; maging maringal man at labis ang alindog sa kagalingan mo ay […]

  • Special Feature: “MI ULTIMO ADIOS”

    Researched by R.R. Marcelino Illustrated by Nestor Redondo Tagalog Klasiks #144, January 8, 1955 via the The Philippine Comics Art Museum click below for larger images

  • Dr. Jose Rizal (1861-1896)

    by: Sir Felix O. Gonzales, KGOR Dr. Jose Rizal is the greatest hero of the Philippines. God has richly blessed Dr. Rizal with superb intellectual, moral, and physical qualities. His God-given talents, he highly consecrated, making him sacrifice his life for the redemption of his own people. He was born on June 19, 1861. Jose […]

  • Non Omnis Moriar – The Origin of “Non Omnis Moriar”

    by Sir Jose Sison Luzadas, KCR – The Order of the Knights of Rizal borrowed the Latin phrase “Non Omnis Moriar” from Quintus Horatius Flaccus or Horace in the English speaking world. Before becoming the most celebrated Roman poet after Virgil; Horace was active in Roman politics. Soon after the assassination of Julius Caesar, he […]