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Rizal in Ateneo


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Rizal in Ateneo

  1. 1. A Manila Student Rizal’s Ateneo Years
  2. 2. A Manila Student: Rizal’s Ateneo Years <ul><li>Ateneo Years (1872-1877) </li></ul><ul><li>1 st year </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd year </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd year </li></ul><ul><li>4 th year </li></ul><ul><li>5 th year </li></ul><ul><li>Education System of Jesuits </li></ul><ul><li>Poems made in Ateneo </li></ul><ul><li>Paintings and sculptures made in Ateneo </li></ul><ul><li>The first love of Rizal </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ateneo Years: 1872-1877 <ul><li>June 1872 -- Jose was sent to Manila to study in Ateneo. </li></ul><ul><li>Ateneo -- previously called Escuela Pia or Charity School of Manila, founded in 1817. The government placed it in the supervision of Jesuits. The name of the school became Ateneo Municipal and then, Ateneo de Manila. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ateneo Years: 1872-1877 <ul><li>Fr. Magin Fernando (Ferrando) -- deterred him from his matriculation because: </li></ul><ul><li>(1) He is late for registration and </li></ul><ul><li>(2) he appeared to be frail and sickly. </li></ul><ul><li>But through the aid of Manuel Xerez Burgos, he was then accepted in Ateneo. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ateneo Years: 1872-1877 <ul><li>Jose was the first to use the surname “Rizal” . This is done to avoid any association to the martyred Fr. Jose Burgos. </li></ul><ul><li>He was an externo or a living-out student. He lived in Caraballo St. in Santa Cruz outside the walled city, (which was 25 minutes away from his school) in a house owned by a certain Titay (an old unmarried woman) who has a debt of P300 on the Mercado Family. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Education System of Jesuits <ul><li>They give emphasis to rigid discipline, character building, and religious instruction. They established physical culture, humanities, and scientific studies. They start and end classes with a prayer and they hear masses every morning. </li></ul><ul><li>They encouraged competition among the students. </li></ul>
  7. 7. If the empire gets defeated the banner is moved to the left side of the room. If they get defeated again, it is moved to the inferior position at the right side of the room. Upon the third defeat the flag is inclined on the left side of the room. On the fourth defeat, the flag is reversed on the right side. On the fifth defeat it is placed on the left. On the sixth defeat, the banner will be replaced by a donkey.
  8. 8. 1 st year of Rizal in Ateneo (1872-1873) <ul><li>He heard mass on the first day of classes for success and guidance. Then he went to class which was composed of peninsular Spaniards, insulars, mestizos, and natives. </li></ul><ul><li>His having crude knowledge of Spanish was a source of ridicule from his classmates. </li></ul><ul><li>To improve his knowledge of Spanish, he took private lessons in Santa Isabel College during break time. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1 st year of Rizal in Ateneo (1872-1873) <ul><li>After the end of the month, he became an emperor of the Carthaginians. </li></ul><ul><li>On the second half of his first year, Jose did not try studying as hard as the previous semester. Yet he placed second at the end of the year and his grades remained excellent. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Vacation 1873 </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2 nd year of Rizal in Ateneo (1873-1874) <ul><li>Jose regretted having neglected his studies at the beginning of the semester but he regained the title of emperor at the end of the second semester. During this year he became a voracious reader. He got interested in reading romantic novels. He convinced his father to buy a whole set of Historia Universal by Cesar Cantu, saying that it is a required book in class. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3 rd year of Rizal in Ateneo (1874-1875) <ul><li>It was on the start of the classes when Rizal’s mother came and told her about the good news that she has been emancipated like what he predicted. </li></ul><ul><li>But even if his family was happy, Rizal didn’t show excellence in class. He maintained good grades but only got one medal in Latin. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 4 th year of Rizal in Ateneo (1875-1876) <ul><li>On June 16, 1875, Rizal became an interno. Fr. Francisco Paula de Sanchez </li></ul><ul><li>-- whom he described as a great educator and scholar, a model of rectitude, a solicitude, and had a great devotion to the student’s progress. </li></ul><ul><li>-- Rizal became inspired to study harder and write poetry under him. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 5 th year of Rizal in Ateneo <ul><li>Rizal became successful in Ateneo. He got the highest grade in all subjects – Philosophy, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Language. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Poems written by Rizal <ul><li>Doña Teodora was the one who first knew about Rizal’s skill in poetry but Fr. Sanchez was the one who inspired him to use this gift from God. </li></ul><ul><li>The first poem that he wrote in Ateneo was “Mi Primera Inspiracion”. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Paintings and Sculptures made in Ateneo <ul><li>In Ateneo, he impressed Jesuit professors by carving the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary on a piece of Batikuling. Fr. Lleonart asked him to carve the Sacred Heart of Jesus which he did in a few days. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Paintings and Sculptures made in Ateneo
  18. 18. First Love of Rizal Segunda Katigbak