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вторник, 20 ноември 2012 г.

Myths, legends and truths about vampires


From ancient times to talk about ghosts and creatures like vampires. Legends about vampires can be found in various eras and cultures keto them has become one of the most - interesting stories at all.


Vampires and vampire legends play an important role in many cultures around the world. These bloodsuckers are most common in the cultures of Eastern Europe, even though we can find similar creatures in some Asian and ancient cultures.

The first step to understanding the vampires to meet with some of the biological reasons for such beliefs. One of the possible explanations for the myths of vampires is a disease called porphyria, common in Transylvania. Porphyria is a disease of the blood that is lost when a critical function of blood cells. The result is rapid destruction of tissues, which gives the patient extreme pallor and enlarged teeth due to inactivation of the gums. Symptoms of porphyria are aggravated by exposure to the sun, causing victims to avoid it at all costs. It is also believed that some cases of porphyria are associated with neurological disorders that lead to madness. This condition explains the drinking of blood, because this people drank animal blood as a cure anemia sreshtu with porphyria. Another explanation for the legend is rabies, since it leads to hypersensitivity, abnormal sleep patterns, and increased sexuality. Rabies is associated with the desire to bite others and leaving a bloody froth at the mouth. These two diseases may explain the source of legends and why they are so popular.

Ahraku are blood-sucking demons learned from writings from the time of the Sumerians. The ancient Chinese wrote about "hopping corpses" who suck the life out of their victims (or Chi). Even the ancient Egyptians had a goddess Sahmet story that was bloodsuckers. From the earliest times vampires have dominated the folklore of different cultures.


The most famous version of the vampire myth is that the Slavic and Romanian cultures due to their proximity almost coincide. Both have several reasons for a person to become a vampire like neestesvena death, birth defects, or conception on certain days. Romanian legend comes the belief that a vampire bite means that himself bitten will become a vampire after his death. Both Slavic and Romanian myths hold the belief that with the arrival of a vampire will be death among livestock and family of vampires. To kill a vampire in these myths is driving a stake through the heart, decapitation, or should dismemberment. Slavic and Romanian myths are the basis of most stories and visions of vampires.

The legends of vampires have a major role in the folklore of many regions of the world since the ancient Sumerians and will continue to be present in our culture through media such as movies, books and video games.

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