Giovanni Carrieri Photography
2070 01/01
Greece Crete Heraklion Exif: NIKON D800, 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8 @ f/8.0 1/250, ISO 100 799
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Knossos: scene of fight with the bull (Taurokathapsia)

In the cycles of frescoes in the Knosso Palace predominated the depicting of Taurokathapsia. Taurokathapsia consisted in a non-violent bull fighting, a ritual sport played during the veneration of the bull.
Knosso Palace North Entrance Crete Heraklion Classical Mythology Minoan Taurokathapsia