Some believe he never existed or that he's a Christianised
version of an older pagan myth.
In times past, folks were used to this knees-up and the church saw large-scale social unrest if they tried to eliminate it, so the event was Christianised
into the present event.
The San Fermin festival dates back to the late 16th century, though its roots reach back further to the era when Spain was first Christianised
By 950, when this survey stops, one has more or less modern borders and Christianised
The festival in this northern city, renowned for its all-night street parties, dates back to the late 16th Century, though its roots reach back to the era when Spain was first Christianised