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Slavic Vampires

The Slavic vampire was not always the symbol of evil that it came to be in the nineteenth century European literature. The Slavic vampire was originally the product of an irregularity within community life, such as problems with burial practices, death, or birth. People who had a violent death, people who committed suicide, or people […]

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Roman Vampires

Roman vampires are a variation of Slavic vampires, but they have distinguishing characteristics and elements. Strigoi (masculine) and strigoaica (feminine) is closely related to the Romanian word for witch- striga, which was derived from the Latin word strix- the word for a screech owl that referred to demons who attacked children at night. Moroi (masculine) […]

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Homo Wampyrus Draco

Bram Stroker made the Homo Wampyrus Draco vampire popular and well-known. It is this type of vampire that is used in vampire movies such as the “The Lost Boys,” “Blade 1” and “Blade 2.” This type of vampire is documented world-wide and is everywhere. The Homo Wampyrus Draco vampire looks like a human except they […]

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