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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire

A vampire is a being from folklore that subsists by feeding on the life essence of the living. ..... These tales formed the basis of the vampire legend that later entered Germany and England, where they were subsequently embellished and  ...

www.rd.com/culture/scary-vampire-legends-true

Vlad of Walachia, better known as Vlad the Impaler, is most likely the root of several vampire legends, including Dracula. In addition to impaling enemies on ...

www.livescience.com/24374-vampires-real-history.html

Oct 22, 2014 ... Finding a vampire is not always easy: according to one Romanian legend you'll need a 7-year-old boy and a white horse. The boy should be ...

www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/vampire-legend-preview/2325

Oct 27, 2015 ... In 1897, Bram Stoker penned his gothic novel Dracula and popularized the modern vampire myth with the introduction of Count Dracula.

thoughtcatalog.com/james-b-barnes/2014/10/9-terrifying-facts-about-vampires-from-ancient-folklore-that-will-scare-the-sht-out-of-you

Oct 17, 2014 ... According to several legends, if someone was bitten by a suspected vampire, he or she should drink the ashes of a burned vampire. To prevent ...

www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/vampire-legend-full-episode/2368

Oct 27, 2015 ... Just in time for Halloween, Secrets of the Dead investigates why vampires have such a hold on our imagination, and whether the undead might ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/vampires-europe-new-england-halloween-history

Oct 26, 2016 ... “The one constant in the evolution of vampire legend has been its close association with disease,” writes Mark Collins Jenkins in his book ...

www.native-languages.org/native-vampires.htm

Ever since the release of the "Twilight" series of books and movies, we have gotten a lot of email asking about real Native American vampire traditions.

theshadowlands.net/vamp2.html

Vampires: Myth, Legend and Lore. By. cat@theshadowlands.net. Myth & Lore: A vampire feeds on the life essence of their victims. This usually occurs by ...