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Bullfighting Is Part of Spanish Culture

We always connect Spain to ropa taurina. But for the Spanish people, "bullfighting" is very little game. It is a ceremony. It originally originates from the ceremony to sacrifice bull for the richness of stock farming. Although the death of an bull is unavoidable, killing the bull is not main attraction. The Spanish people benefit from the performance with the bull and the bull fighter like ballet dancing. They label this the pase.


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

We do not know if it began however, there is a Spanish legend that Hercules fought with a bull of Geryon in the plain of Hispania. People feel that was the start. There aren't any records of bull fighting through the medieval times in the thirteenth century, a novel titled Chronica General contained a record of it after a marriage ceremony. Many everything written down with this ceremony was found from the late fourteenth century. The recognition than it grew between your sixteenth and seventeenth century throughout the Renaissance. Back then, the knight rode with a horse to address the bull which is sometimes called Rejoneo. In the end of seventeenth century to eighteenth century, bull fighters started to continue foot without horse riding exactly like today. During this time, they killed the bull very violently. In the painting by Goya, it shows how bloody and violent it was.

Francesco Remero was the individual who made rules of today's game including the red cape on a removable stick. Next, it became a team game. Picadores, Toreros, other ring attendants and a couple Matadors made up a crew. Matadors are the type that throws the Muleta and lastly kills the bull. It kills the bull by stabbing right above the bull's heart facing it. Following the bull dies, the ears from the bull are take off and provided to the Matadors for honor similar to a trophy is given into a champion.
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