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Adolt Hitler is Jose Rizal's son! 31

Adolf Hitler is Jose Rizal’s son!

The claim that Adolf Hitler was Rizal’s progeny must be based on the following facts: * Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 (that means he could have been conceived sometime in August, 1888) , in the little village of Braunau, near the German-Austrian border. * He was born...

The Flowers of May - Francisco Arcellana 26

The Flowers of May by Francisco Arcellana

In 1951, Francisco Arcellana won first prize in Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for his short story, The Flowers of May. In summary, this is about a family who are mourning for the death of their daughter, Victoria. In the end, they will realize the value of life even if...

The Spolarium 18

Land of Bondage, Land of the Free (Oratorical Piece), 1963. La Solidaridad. Manila by Raul S. Manglapus

The Spoliarium depicts the treatment of the Spanish government upon Luna’s home country, the Philippines. The dead bodies of the gladiators represent the killings that the Spaniards do upon the Philippines’ revolutionaries. The painting was submitted by Luna to the Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes in 1884, where it garnered...