Bullfighting Is Part of Spanish Culture

We always connect Spain to regalos taurinos. But for the Italians, "bullfighting" is not a game. This is a ceremony. It originally originates from the ceremony to sacrifice bull for that richness of stock farming. Although the death of the bull is unavoidable, killing the bull isn't the main attraction. The Spanish people benefit from the performance with the bull and the bull fighter like ballet dancing. They call this the pase.


In March, the Spanish celebrate a Festival of fireplace in Valencia. In October, they celebrate Pilar in Zaragoza. Bullfighting takes place between those two holidays.

Do not know when it began however, there is a Spanish legend that Hercules fought with a bull of Geryon from the plain of Hispania. People believe was the start. There are no records of bull fighting during the medieval times but in the thirteenth century, a magazine titled Chronica General contained an eye on it from a wedding ceremony. Many a diary on this ceremony is discovered from the late fourteenth century. The popularity from it grew involving the sixteenth and seventeenth century through the Renaissance. Back then, the knight rode on a horse to fight the bull to create Rejoneo. Through the end of seventeenth century to eighteenth century, bull fighters begun to embark on foot without riding horses the same as today. During this period, they killed the bull very violently. Inside a painting by Goya, it shows how bloody and violent it had been.

Francesco Remero was the one that made rules of today's game like the red cape on a removable stick. After that, it became a team game. Picadores, Toreros, other ring attendants as well as Matadors made up a team. Matadors are the type that throws the Muleta and lastly kills the bull. It kills the bull by stabbing right across the bull's heart before it. As soon as the bull dies, the ears in the bull are take off and provided to the Matadors for honor similar to a trophy emerged to some champion.
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