• Frederik Trovatten | The Day of the Dead

    16 days ago - By The Travel Photographer

    The Day of the dead by Frederik Trovatten on Exposure
    This member has no public activity yet.In the 16th century, the Spanish Conquistadores arrived in Mexico, and quickly considered the Dia de Los Muertos to be sacrilegious, and tried their best to ban it. The ritual, dating to the Aztec and Toltec people some three centuries back, was not easily stopped and the Spaniards' efforts only succeeded in strengthening it.
    Similar to other indigenous belief systems and rituals, the Dia de los Muertos merged with elements of the imported Christianity, thus achieving a form of syncretism with the...
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