The untold history of vampires: real facts, folklore and fantasy

The untold history of vampires: real facts, folklore and fantasy

Happy Halloween! Are you ready to find out more about the origins of vampires, world's scariest nightmare?


Have you ever dressed up as a vampire for Halloween? If not, you have definitely seen one of the terrifying movies about them. But do you know the real history behind the ghost stories about these scary supernatural creatures? Their image has changed a lot over time. Modern generation believes vampires sparkle, but the image portrayed in Bram Stoker's renowned novel Dracula still remains classic. In fact, there is a lot we don't know about vampires' history. Let's find out together with this colorful video featuring the most charismatic vampire:

Here are 7 little-known facts about vampires and their history:


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17 Comments
Spencer Young
No von ever vanted to suck my bloood �
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Oct 31, 2016 9:09PM
Connie Hurley
Very interesting. I have never heard some of this before. Weird.
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Oct 31, 2016 9:26PM
Nina Kamwene
Nina Kamwene
That was educational. Thank you.
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Oct 31, 2016 9:49PM
Dr-Eva Gabor
I would like to be in that person' company, when he came up with the garlic motive. LOL.
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Oct 31, 2016 10:48PM
Tom Young
The funny thing about it, is blood does not taste good....
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Oct 31, 2016 10:55PM
Margie Lewis
Good one for Halloween!
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Oct 31, 2016 11:14PM
Kwihui Halliday
I vunt to zsuck ur bludd. I love � vampire tales, the very best of the films � being that old black and white one; silent film, made I think � in the 1920s: Nosferatu. That was so scary, because the actor looked as if he could be that vampire. When I first come to USA, at the age of 11, without understanding English language, it scared the spook out of me. That film didn't need the audio skills, and I could read English though not fluently, made it the more frightening.
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Oct 31, 2016 11:22PM
Yolanda Solis
Interesting
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Nov 1, 2016 12:33AM
Dennis Myers
Thank you. That bit of trivia helped me reach my quota for the month.
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Nov 1, 2016 1:41AM
Max Green
Always interesting to learn history, even about vampires.
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Nov 1, 2016 6:01AM
Richard Barrow
now i know were my x came from lol
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Nov 5, 2016 8:48AM
Raashid Khan
Interesting, have not heard all this
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Nov 7, 2016 6:29PM
jfhenry
People want to believe that there are still supernatural influences, both good and evil, in our lives. It does seem to be a fact that there are many unanswered mysteries in our world.
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Feb 27, 2017 11:10AM
Michael
Vampire's suck. Pun intended.
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Feb 28, 2017 9:59PM
Martha Floyd
Well that was quite interesting I still don't believe in vampires or Frankenstein's or werewolves however I do believe in ghosts because they've scared the heebie-jeebies out of me
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Apr 18, 2017 4:46PM

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