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Vampires VS. Religion

Most of the myths were based on the ignorance of the people but the really sad part of the vampire legend is that – over the centuries – the Church used these convictions to impose itself and forcefully advance in Europe. 530 more words

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The Mihaljevci Vampire

The events supposedly happened in the village of Mihaljevci before the 1900s.
A man died a very violent death by felling of a wagon – he got his head caught under a wheel and died from a crushed skull. 200 more words

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The Abbazia vampire

The story takes place around the 1880s in the Croatian town of Opatija .
The authorities uncovered the corpse of an old man who had been shunned by the villagers while he was alive and who was given a rather unusual burial. 139 more words

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The Tirnova Vampires

Yet another strange mix of traditions is the story of the Tirnova vampires, based on a letter written by Ahmet Sukru Effendi, that was sent in 1833 to Istanbul. 167 more words

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The Derekuoi Vampire

Bulgaria is a focus point for vampiric activity in the middle ages, just as Romania and other countries in the Balkans are. The stories vary but the end result is always the same: the dead are inspected for the specific signs and in many cases the remains are desecrated. 195 more words

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