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legend of the grey wolf

There is an old legend known as the Legend of the Grey Wolf that is well-known in ancient Turkish legends.  It has made the grey wolf an important symbol of the ancient Turks. Interestingly, the legend centers around half-human, half-wolves! The legend...

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the Seven Demons

There are ancient Sumerian writings which talk about a group called “the Seven Demons“. These creatures are described and written about in various texts from ancient times. There are some researchers who have interpreted these demons to be what we consider “vampires”....

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what makes a werewolf evil or good

One interesting point that author W.R.S. Ralston makes in his book analyzing the legends of Russia is when he discusses what makes a werewolf good vs. evil. those that try everything to become werewolves = bad!? One point that he attempts to...

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werewolf spell?

In Russian legends it is said that one way to identify a werewolf is to check to see if they have “bristles” or stiff hairs under their tongue – those that do are likely werewolves. The legends also say that most werewolves...

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Natural Werewolf Repellant

There are a few plants that grow naturally that are known to ward werewolves away and have been dubbed as a “natural” werewolf repellant. These items irritate some werewolves causing them to become sick. It should be noted however, that like humans,...

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the Man in the Moon

Of all the times that you’ve looked up at the moon, have you ever noticed the man in the moon? What is the Man in the Moon? The Man in the Moon is a supposed image that you can see of a...

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Halloween Trivia

Halloween is getting close! Here is some Halloween Trivia to get you in the mood! Q: Do you know what the day after Halloween is called? A: The day after halloween is called All Saint’s Day or All Hallow’s Day! Q. Do...

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what are werewolves

Every day werewolves live with who they are, but do humans really know what are werewolves? What legends say werewolves are… By most traditional accounts cited in myths and legends, werewolves are what are described as humans that have the ability to...

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jiang shi a chinese hopping vampire

Vampires don’t just drink blood. They hop too! In Chinese folklore, the hopping vampire is called the jiang shi. Now to be fair to vampires, the jiang shi is not a true vampire. It is considered a vampire/zombie hybrid due to having...