see also: Etymology of Bullfighting
The bullfighting (of the Greek tauros , “bull” and makheia , “combat”) is the Art to face the Taureau either at the time of engagements, or at the time of sporting plays, or at the time of plays burlesques.
Various formsIt is practiced in various forms:
- the Bullfight, combat at the conclusion which the bull is put at death, practiced primarily in Spain, in midday of the France, in various states of Latin America and of the the United States of America like in some communes of the Portugal;
- the Portuguese Race or Portuguese bullfight (in Portuguese, tourada ), combat with horse at the conclusion which the setting with died of the bull is not done in public, primarily practiced in Portugal and also in the South of France;
- the Race camarguaise, sport practiced in France, in the departments of the Rhone delta, the Gard and the Herault and in some communes of the Department of Vaucluse;
- the Race landaise, sport practiced in France in the departments of the Moors and the Gers;
- the Race of recortadores , sport practiced in the north of Spain (Navarre, Aragon, Castille-León, Basque Country, the autonomous Community of Valence and the autonomous Community of Murcie);
- the comic Toreo, parody of bullfight practiced everywhere where the latter takes place;
- As well as many forms of lâchers of bulls in the streets or on the public places and of the parodic or burlesques plays taurins, cash of innumerable local alternatives, practiced in the whole of the traditional areas of the bullfighting ( Abrivado 'and bandido in Provence and Languedoc, Encierro , typical of the Festivals of San Fermín to Pampelune).
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