Taytay legends and history

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IN MANY places in the country, there usually appears a folktale, a legend so to speak, explaining the origin of the town and how it got its name. It is passed down from one generation to another manifesting the characteristics of the time and place from which it is told.  At times, legends may have elements of … Read moreTaytay legends and history

Catechism and native language

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On Language, Culture, Catechism The pre-Hispanic “Filipino” literature was mainly oral rather than written. Augustinian historian Fray Gaspar de San Agustin wrote in his Conquistas de las Islas Filipinas, 1698: “They have their letters and characters… but never is any ancient writing found among them, nor word of their origin and arrival in these islands; their customs … Read moreCatechism and native language

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