Rizal (France to Berlin)

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1What reasons prompted rizal to france and germany..


Rizal went to paris and germany in order to specialize in opthalmology. He chose this branch because he wanted to cure his mother’s eye ailment

2What experiences dis rizal have in paris.


After studying at the Central University of Madrid, Rizal, who was then 24 yrs old, went to Paris to acquire more knowledge in ophthalmology. He met Maximo Viola ( a medical student and a member of a rich family of San Miguel, Bulacan), Señor Eusebio Corominas (editor of La Publicidad), Don Miguel Morayta (owner of La Publicidad and a statesman). November 1885 – Rizal was living in Paris

3What made rizal move from paris to germany?


Rizal want to have more knowlege about opthalmology

4How did rizal appreciate about the german nation; students and women.


Rizal sent a letter to his sister, Trinidad, dated on March 11, 1886. In his letter, Rizal expressed his high regard and admiration for German womanhood. Rizal said that German woman is serious, diligent, educated and friendly. Some of the German customs Rizal admired: On Yuletide season, people will select a pine tree from the bushes and adorned it with lanterns, papers, lights, dolls, candies, fruits, etc. Self-introduction to strangers in a social gathering.

5.What was rizal’s message in his poem “a los flores de heildelberg”


April 22, 1886 – Rizal wrote a fine poem entitled “A Las Flores de Heidelberg” (To the Flowers of Heidelberg) because he was fascinated by the blooming flowers along the Neckar River, which is the light blue flower called “forget-me-not”

6How did rizal spend his time while he was in heidelberg


February 3, 1886 – Rizal arrived in Heidelberg, a historic city in Germany famous for its old university and romantics surroundings. He became popular among the Germans because they found out that he was a good chess player. He worked at the University Eye Hospital under the direction of...