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Borje, Delon O.

1. 10 Characters of Noli Me Tangere
1. Sisa
The mother of Basilio and Crispn, who went insane after losing her sons.
2. Basilio
The elder son of Sisa
3. Crispn
The younger son of Sisa who died from the punishment from the soldiers from the false
accusation of stealing an amount of money.
4. Padre Sibyla
Hernando de la Sibyla, a Filipino friar. He is described as short and has fair skin.
5. Kaptain Tiago
Also known in his fullname as Don Santiago de los Santos the known father of Mara
Clara but not the real one; lives in Binondo.
6. Pilosopo Tasyo
Also known as Don Anastasio, portrayed in the novel as a pessimist, cynic, and mad by
his neighbor
7. Crisstomo Ibarra
Also known in his full name as Juan Crisstomo Ibarra y Magsalin, a Filipino who
studied in Europe for 7 years, the love interest of Maria Clara. Son of the deceased Don
Rafael Ibarra; Crisostomo changed his surname from Eibarramendia to Ibarra, from his
ancestor's surname.
8. Elas
Ibarra's mysterious friend, a master boater, also a fugitive. He was referred to at one
point as the pilot. He wants to revolutionize his country. Ibarra's grandfather
condemned his grandfather of burning a warehouse, making Elias the fugitive he is.
9. Mara Clara
Mara Clara de los Santos, Ibarra's sweetheart; the illegitimate daughter of Father
Dmaso and Pa Alba.
10. Father Dmaso
Also known in his full name as Dmaso Verdolagas, Franciscan friar and Mara Clara's
biological father
2. 10 Characters of Filibusterismo
1. Simoun
Crisstomo Ibarra reincarnated as a wealthy jeweler, bent on starting a revolution
2. Basilio
Sisa's son, now an aspiring doctor
3. Isagani
poet and Basilio's best friend; portrayed as emotional and reactive; Paulita Gmez'
boyfriend before being dumped for fellow student Juanito Pelez

4. Kabesang Tales
Telesforo Juan de Dios, a former cabeza de barangay(barangay head) who resurfaced
as the feared Luzn bandit Matanglawin (Tagalog for Hawkeye); his father, Old Man
Selo, dies eventually after his own son Tano, who became a guardia civil, unknowingly
shoots his grandfather in an encounter
5. Don Custodio
Custodio de Salazar y Snchez de Monteredondo, a famous journalist who was asked
by the students about his decision for the Academia de Castellano. In reality, he is quite
an ordinary fellow who married a rich woman in order to be a member of Manila's high
6. Paulita Gmez
the girlfriend of Isagani and the niece of Doa Victorina,
7. Doa Victorina
the old India who passes herself off as a Peninsular, who is the wife of the quack doctor
Tiburcio de Espadaa. In the end, she and Juanito Pelez are wed.
8. Father Florentino
Isagani's godfather, and a secular priest; was engaged to be married, but chose the
priesthood instead, the story hinting at the ambivalence of his decision as he chooses an
assignment to a remote place, living in solitude near the sea.
9. Huli
Juliana de Dios, the girlfriend of Basilio, and the youngest daughter of Kabesang Tales
10. Ben Zayb
Abraham Ibaez is his real name. He is a journalist who thinks he is the only one
thinking in the Philippines
3. Rizals Grand Tour of Europe with Viola (1887)
Rizal planned to visit the important place in Europe with Dr. Maximo Viola as his companion.
-First, he and viola visited Potsdam, a city near Berlin, which Frederick the great made famous.
The Tour Begins
-At dawn of May 11, 1887, Rizal and Viola, left Berlin by train. According to Viola, the luggage of
Rizal included all the letters he had received from his family and friends. Their destination was
-One of the best cities in Germany.
-Their visit coincided with the regional floral exposition.
-Rizal, who was interested in Botany, studied the numerous plant varieties of extraordinary
beauty and size.
-They visited Dr. Adolph B. Meyer, who was overjoyed to see them.

-Museum of Art, which they visited, Rizal was deeply impressed by a painting of Promethues
-They also met Dr. Jagor at the Floral Exposition. Upon hearing of their plan to visit Leitmeritz in
order to see Blumentritt for the first time, Dr jagor advised them to wire Blumentritt of their
coming because the old professor was of a nervous disposition and he might suffer shock at
their sudden visit.
Teschen(Now Decin, Czechoslovakia)
- Teshcen was their next stopover after leaving Dresden. They sent a wire to Blumentritt, as per
suggestion of Dr. Jagor.
First Meeting with Blumentritt
-At 1:30 pm of May 13, 1887, the rain, with Rizal and Viola on board, arrived at the railroad
station of Leitmeritz, Bohemia. Professor Blumentritt was at the station.He was carrying a pencil
sketch of Rizal.For the first time, the two great scholars- Rizal and Blumetritt- met in person.
-Blumetritt was a kind-hearted, old Austrian professor.
-Professor Blumentritt, helped Rizal and Viola get a room at Hotel Krebs.
-They stayed in Leitmeritz from May 13 to May 16, 1887.
-The professors wife Rosa, was a good cook, and she prepared special Austrian dishes which
Rizal liked very much. His children were Dolores, Conrad and Fritz.
-Dr. Carlos Czepelak, renowned scientist of Europe.
-Professor Robert Klutschak, an eminent naturalist
-On May 16, at 9:45 Rizal and Viola left Leitmeritz by train.
-They carried the letters of recommendation from Blumetritt to Dr. Willkomm, professor of
natural history in the University of Prague.
-Rizal and Viola visited :
the tomb of Copernicus, the famous astronomer
the museum of natural history;
the bacteriological laboratories;
the famous cave where San Juan Nepomuceno, the Catholic Saint, was imprisoned; and
the bridge from which this saint was hurled into the river.
-After saying goobye to Professor Willkomm and his family, the two tourists went to Brunn.
-Nothing of importance happened in this City.
-On May 20, Rizal and Viola arrived in the beautiful city of Vienna, Capital of Autria-Hungary.
-Famous in song and story, this city fascinated Rizal because of its beautiful buildings, and
religious images, haunting waltzes, and majestic charm.
-Vienna was truly the Queen of the Danube.
-They met Norfenfals, one of the greatest novelists in Europe during that time.

-In Vienna , Rizal received his lost diamond stickpin.

-They stayed at Hotel Metropole.
-They met two good friends of Blumetritt- Masner and Normann, Austrian Scholars.
-On May 24, they left Vienna on a river boat to see the beautiful sights of the Danube River.
-the river voyage ended in Lintz.
Salzburg to Munich
-They travelled overland to Salzburg, and from there to Munich where they sojourned for a short
time to savor the famous Munich beer, reputed to be the best in Germany.
-From Munich they went to Nuremberg, one of the oldest cities of Germany.
-Among the sights which they saw in this city were the horrible torture machines used by the
-After Munich, they visited Ulm. The cathedral of this city was the largest and tallest in all
-From Ulm, they went to Stuttgart, Baden and then Rheinfall(Cascade of the Rhine).
-At Rheinfall, they saw the waterfall, the most beautiful waterfall of Europe.
-From Rheinfall, they crossed the frontier to Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
-They stayed in this city from June 2 to 3, 1887.
-They continued their tour to Basel(Bale), Bern, and Lausanne.
-This Swiss City is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, visited by world tourists every year.
-On June 19,1887, Rizal treated Viola to a blow-out.
-They spent 15 days in Geneva.
-On June 23, they parted ways-Viola returned to Barcelona while Rizal continued the tour to
Exhibiton of Igorots in 1887 Madrid Exposition
-In Geneva, Rizal and Viola received news from Madrid about the deplorable conditions of the
primitive -Igorots who were exhibited in the exhibition.
-Some of whom died, and whose scanty clothing (G strings) and crude weapons were objects of
mockery and laughter by the Spaniards.
-Rizal was outraged by the degradation of his fellow countrymen.

-In this place Rizal visited Turin, Venice an Florence.
-On June 27, 1887 he reached Rome The Eternal City and the City of Ceasars.
-June 29, 1887 Feast day of Saints Peter and Paul. He visited the Vatican the city of the
Popes and the capital of Christendom.
-He was impressed by the magnificent edifices, particularly of St. Peters Church, the rare works
of art, the vast St. Peters Square, the colorful Papal Guards and the atmosphere of religious
devotion that pervaded the Vatican.
-The grandeur of Rome was something that Rizal did not fail to appreciate in his sojourn in Italy.
After a week of travel in Rome, he prepared for his homecoming to the Philippines.