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Chapter 10

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Chapter 10

  1. 1. Life and Works<br />of<br />Dr. Jose P. Rizal<br />
  2. 2. CHAPTER X:<br />RIZAL’S TOUR OF EUROPE WITH VIOLA<br />
  3. 3. After the Noli was printed in Berlin, Rizal planned to visit the important places in Europe. Rizal received Paciano’s remittance of P1,000. He paid Dr. Maximo Viola P200 for Rizal loaned so that the Noli could be printed. Having paid his debt, and with enough funds in his pocket, Rizal accompanied by Viola, was ready to see Europe before returning home to Calamba.<br />
  4. 4. (Words in red are the places they visited.)<br />They visited first Potsdam, a city near Berlin, which Frederick the Great made famous.<br />Dresden, one of the best cities in Germany.<br />Teschen(now Decin, Czechoslovakia)<br />Leitmeritz(Litomerice), Bohemia<br />
  5. 5. Here at Leitmeritz, Rizal met Blumentritt for the first time. Blumentritt is an old Austrian professor. Rosa, his wife, Dolores, Conrad and Fritz, Blumentritt’s children.<br />Prague, here they visited: <br />* the tomb of Copenicus (the famous astronomer)<br /> * the museum of natural history<br /> * the bacteriological laboratories<br /> * the famous cave where San Juan Nepomuceno, (the Catholic saint) was imprisoned<br /> * and the bridge where the saint was hurled into the river<br />Brunn, according to Viola, nothing happened in this city.<br />Vienna (capital of Austria-Hungary), known as the “Queen of Danube”, famous in songs and stories<br />
  6. 6. Danubian Voyage (Danube river cruise)<br />Lintz Salzburg<br />Munich, they stopped here for a short time for the famous Munich beer, best in Germany<br />Nuremberg, one of the oldest cities in Germany<br />Ulm, the cathedral of this city was the largest and tallest in Gemany<br />
  7. 7. Stuttgart Baden  Rheinfall, they saw the waterfall, the most beautiful waterfall in Europe<br />Scaffhausen, Switzerland  Bassel Bern Lausanne Lemon Lake<br />Geneva, the Swiss city, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe<br />languages spoken by the people of Geneva: <br /> * French<br /> * German<br /> * Italian<br />June 13 -- Viola returned to Barcelona<br /> -- Rizal continued the tour to Italy <br />
  8. 8. Turin Milan  Venice Florence<br />Rome, the City of Caesars<br />Vatican, the City of the Popes, the capital of Christendom<br />*Rizal wrote to Blumentritt, “I am tired as a dog, but I will sleep as a god.”<br />*After a week of wonderful tour in Rome, he prepared to return to the Philippines<br />

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