Only one monster escaped Handiong’s mortal wrath; this was Oriol, the serpent who could transform itself into a beautiful woman. Handiong , however, repulsed the advances of the temptress. To save itself from extinction, Oriol struck alliance with Handiong. Through its help, the salimaws or evil spirits of the mountains were routed out. This last victory brought to an end the second threat to Ibalon’s peaceful existence.
1. When did Handiong and his men emerged the victors.?
2. Who was the mighty warrior of the neighboring kingdom, happened to pass by Ibalon.?
3. Why did Baltog left his home alone?
4. Who was the only one monster escaped Handiong’s mortal wrath?
5. This perfect cone is now known as the _____________?
When the goddess of the eastern sky Alunsina (also known as Laun Sina, “The Unmarried One”) reached maidenhood, the king of the gods, Kaptan, decreed that she should marry. All the unmarried gods of the different domains of the universe tried to win her hand to no avail. She chose to marry a mortal, Datu Paubari, the mighty ruler of Halawod.
Reported by: Cielo Jane M. Miake
Biag ni Lam-ang (Life of Lam-ang)
BIAG NI LAM-ANG (This epic is believed to have originated in La Union, composed in the seventeenth or eighteenth century by an anonymous poet. It was put in written form by Pedro Bukaneg, now considered the greatest Ilocano poet. The Christian elements in the narrative are supposed to have been his insertions. There are four versions of the Ilocano epic, one containing about 194 stanzas.)
Confirmation of Learning:
1. Where is the setting of the story?
2. Why did Lam-ang fight with the Igorots?
3. How did the battle end?
4. What happened when Lam-ang fished for rarang?
5. How did Doña Inez know that Lam-ang was dead? How was he revived?