The oldest vampire legends are from Mesopotamia. Excavated evidence in the form of pottery shards which were carved to tell the tales of vampires suggest existence of a cannibalistic, blood drinking vampire demon, Lilith or Lilitu. Persian, Babylonian, He
Petar Blagojevic (Петар Благојевић; died 1725) was a Serbian peasant who was believed to have become a vampire after his death and to have killed nine of his fellow villagers. The case was one of the earliest, most sensational and most well documented cases of vampire hysteria. It was described in the report of Imperial Provisor Frombald, an official of the Austrian administration, who witnessed the staking of Blagojevic. #Vampires #legends
Vlad Tepes (Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, Romanian Prince and forefather of so many vampire legends). Original art for a horror trading card set. (Mixed media, 6 x 8 inches on paper). By Bohemian Weasel aka Soni Alcorn-Hender.