full story of biag ni lam ang by kpulanco in Topics > Books – Fiction, Epic, and English. Characters.: Major Characters of the story Biag ni Lam-ang Lam-ang – the son of Don Juan and Namongan Don Juan – the father of Lam-ang Namongan – wife. Biag ni Lam-ang (Ilocano Epic Story). The theme of the epic revolves around the bravery and courage of the main character portrayed by.

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Biag ni Lam-ang

The headhunters throw biah at him, but he just catches it and throws it back to them. While he was away, his son Lam-ang was born. Upon returning to Nalbuan in triumph, he was bathed by women in the Amburayan river. This made Ines look out. Lam-ang was furious when he learned what had happened to his father. They drove away the giant Sarimaw which was larger than an elephant and very fierce.

His rooster crowed and his dog barked and slowly the bones started to move. He dragged his friend with him and they were able to escape. The poem lxm-ang sometimes attributed to the blind Ilocano poet-preacher Pedro Bucanegwho supposedly dictated it so that it could be written down.

This was accompanied by a challenge to a fight, despite their obvious numerical superiority. In fact, the epic poems of the Philippines are in many different languages, not just the currently dominant Tagalog. They plotted to bring harm to the newlyweds.


Filipino Vowels and Consonants. The verses were chanted or sung while being passed from generation to generation before being written on paper. The datu kept his word and Humadapnon married his daughter. Several months later Alunsina became pregnant and told Paubari to prepare the siklot, things necessary for childbirth. While the headhunters are lam-aang, in his anger, he challenges all of them to a duel. An Introductory History Ninth ed.

He built the first boat to ride the waves of Ibalon seas. Labaw Donggon won the hand of Abyang Durunuun and also took her home.

Philippine Literature: Biag ni Lam-ang (Ilocano Epic Story)

He followed the beautiful voice and was almost enchanted by it in his pursuit. He had his lzm-ang bark and in an instant the fallen house rose up again. While on his way, he met a certain Sumarang, whose name connotes obstruction, who tried to dissuade him from proceeding and who taunted him into a fight. Retrieved from ” https: The people celebrated when they learned of the victory of their king Baltog.

The rooster expressed the love of Lam-ang. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. At home, he thought of taking a swim in the Cordan River with the company of Cannoyan and her lady-friends. They used their spears and arrows to kill all the crocodiles which were bigger than boats. Aware that her child was a blessed, exceptional creature, his mother Namongan allows him to go. Satisfied with his revenge, he went home. Labaw Donggon then challenged Saragnayan to a duel saying that lam-anf wins will have her.


This feat amazes everyone present, especially Ines. Lam-ang found the house lam-agn Ines surrounded by many suitors all of whom were trying to catch her attention. There lamm-ang a bloody battle between the Dumalapdap and stiry monster. Baltog, born in Baltavara to the brave clan of Lipod, was the first to cultivate the fields in the rich land of Ibalon.

They travelled through the region of the clouds, passed by the region of eternal darkness and ended up at bia place called Tarambang Buriraw. They were people turned into rock by Rabot.

They had a son named Lam-ang. After his death due to being eaten by a huge fish, Lam-ang’s bones are recovered and he is resurrected with the help of his magical pets. As oral literature, the poem is believed to have originated in pre-colonial times, evolving as it is passed on from poet to poet and generation to generation.

Ginantong made the plow, harrow, and nk farming tools.

Biag ni Lam-ang (Summary)

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Instead of glorifying national heroes, Philippine epics are specific to a particular part of the country, and thus they are referred to as ethno-epics or regional epics.