A vampire is a being from folklore that subsists by feeding on the life essence of the living. ... of The Vampyre by John Polidori; the story was highly successful and arguably the most influential vampire work of the early 19th century.
Oct 22, 2014 ... Vampire history goes back way before Dracula, and Vlad Tepes was no bloodsucker. Are vampires real? Yes — and no.
Where did vampires come from? Where did the first clan begin? Our mythologist details the history of vampires.
Oct 26, 2016 ... In the history of vampire legends, the Highgate incident is a modern phenomenon. It has less to do with the desire to control a community's ...
A new study finds that men and women buried as vampires in 17th and 18th century Poland were not—as previously believed—immigrants to the region.
Feb 22, 2010 ... A brick was placed in the mouth of the corpse to kill a vampire. Read the National Geographic News story “Vampire” Picture: Exorcism Skull ...
Oct 31, 2011 ... Medveđa, Serbia. Jan. 1732 -- The Carpathian mountains loomed ominously to the east, as if nature herself was conspiring with evil. In the ...
Or rather, New England farm families were digging up dead relatives suspected of being vampires and desecrating the bodies in a misguided effort to protect the ...