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The Vampire In England, Ireland And Some Latin Lands

by Montague Summers

  • 368 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Supernatural,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit / Supernatural,
  • Social Science-Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • New Age

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8505523M
    ISBN 101425367895
    ISBN 109781425367893

    of vampirism absent in New England are addressed in the European tradition, including why someone is likely to become a vampire, how to ward off a vam-pire, and what precautions one might take to prevent a person from becoming a vampire (see Dundes ). In New England, accounts of the tradition focus. Laced by great rivers and small streams, England is a fertile land, and the generosity of its soil has supported a thriving agricultural economy for millennia. In the early 19th century, England became the epicentre of a worldwide Industrial Revolution and soon the world’s most industrialized country.

    Ernst Reventlow, The Vampire of the Continent. The "Heroic Age" of the Britons Sixteenth Century. THE average German considers the destruction of the Spanish Armada to have been a great and noble deed of liberation, for which the world owes an eternal debt of gratitude to England. This is what the German is taught at school, and this is what he. Top Ireland Ghost & Vampire Tours. There is also the option to book the Haunted History Tour for a more in-depth exploration of the darker side of the towns history, or the Gourmet History Tour for a combination of the history of the town along with the history of food in Ireland and some local food tastings. More. 1 hour 10 minutes ;.

    Ireland and the Nazis: a troubled history As a neutral leader, de Valera trod a fine line between Nazi Germany and Britain, not helped by a pro-Nazi envoy in Berlin and his controversial Author: Mervyn O'driscoll. Punk England; Hippie America; Vampire England; Summary. A wanderlust hippie tramps around the UK in search for adventure and gets more than what he bargained for when he meets a darkly enigmatic punk, spiraling into a world of chaos. It's the decade of self indulgence – free love, sex, and drugs. Live fast and die young. (UKUS, 70s AU.


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The Vampire In England, Ireland And Some Latin Lands by Montague Summers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summers has, according to most historians and folklorists, remained the leading authority on vampires, werewolves and demons. Perhaps the two most important books written on vampires, during the 20th century were The Vampire: His Kith and Kin () and The Vampire in Europe ().Cited by: 1.

Buy the Paperback Book The Vampire In England, Ireland And Some Latin Lands by Montague Summers atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Bob Curran is the author of A Field Guide to Irish Fairies, An Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology, The Creatures of Irish Myth, and Banshees, Beasts, and Brides from the Sea: Irish Tales of the Supernatural.

He lives in Northern Ireland/5(2). While a bit dry and somewhat shy on hard facts & documentation, "A History of Vampires in New England" is an interesting read, nonetheless.

Most intriguing are the case studies (mostly oral histories given in interviews by eyewitnesses/community members but also includes some stories supported by newspaper articles)/5.

This study traces the genealogy of the modern literary vampire from European mythology through the Irish literature of the s. About the Author(s) Sharon M. Ireland And Some Latin Lands book is an instructor of English at Penn State University’s Behrend campus in Erie, Pennsylvania, where she teaches a variety of writing courses as well as mythology, science.

The Daily Mirror covers the astonishing tale of children hunting graveyards. In Glasgow in a group of local schoolboys claimed to have seen a vampire with iron : Rod Mcphee.

The Great New England Vampire Panic whose book, Food for the Dead If the offending corpse—the Journal uses the term “vampire” in some stories but the locals seemed not to—was Author: Abigail Tucker.

Almost any corpse would be considered a vampire if it was exhumed at the right time. At the end of the 19 th century there was a well-documented vampire panic in New England. The folkloric vampire of New England was very similar to its European counterpart, likely because of the immigrants that settled in the area.

Sadly, this part of the world does not have many vampire myths. While the rest of Europe is full to the brim with vampire stories there are very few from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

But there are some Ireland: Here we find the vampire known as the dearg-due, who’s name means “Red Blood Sucker” (super creative). Augustine of Canterbury (born first third of the 6th century – died probably 26 May ) was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year He is considered the "Apostle to the English" and a founder of the English Church.

Augustine was the prior of a monastery in Rome when Pope Gregory the Great chose him in to lead a mission, usually known as the Buried: St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury. This book discusses the ancient Celtic beliefs about death and how these were assimilated by Christianity: the importance which the ancient Celts and early Christians placed on blood; and how the Christian Church transmuted the vampire from an ancestor's ghost to a malevolent demon.

Stories of spooky, mystical, and bloody tales are relayed/5. You may think you know the story of how the English invaded Ireland, but this excerpt from Garvan Grant’s “True(ish) History of Ireland” sheds light on some of the more subtle nuances of Author: Garvan Grant.

Irish Vampires. European Vampires, Witness Accounts Ap Whitney. Ireland does not have a culture rich in vampire lore. There are very few stories about vampires, even though there are numerous stories about ghosts and revenants. The arable land was used to grow wheat, barley, oats and beans.

Domesday records over some mills to cope with the heavy work of grinding the grain; these were all water mills as windmills did not appear in England until the 12th century. Back to top. Pasture, Livestock, and Fisheries.

Pasture was land where animals grazed all year round. The Highgate Vampire is revealed to be, not a vampire, but an insectoid demon that feeds off its victims' emotional trauma. Rupert Giles had nearly been killed by the creature in The Highgate Vampire became a minion of Drusilla when it returned in the s.

Il vampiro di Highgate (Highgate Vampire) is the title of 45th issue of Italian. This Gothic horror novel tells of Count Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England in order to seek new blood and spread the undead curse.

Hoping to prevent the Count from succeeding in his quest is a small group of men and women led by Dracula’s archenemy, Professor Abraham van : Dhwty.

There's no denying that vampire fiction is among the hottest genres in literature these days. If you like a bit of romance, angst and brooding with your fangs, you'll perhaps be a fan of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight novels and Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Mysteries (also known as the Sookie Stackhouse or True Blood books).

If you prefer your bloodsucking creatures of the night to be a. What is known of pre-Christian Ireland comes from references in Roman writings, Irish poetry and myth, and archaeology. While some possible Paleolithic tools have been found, none of the finds are convincing of Paleolithic settlement in Ireland.

However a bear bone found in Alice and Gwendoline Cave, County Clare, in may push back dates for the earliest human settlement of Ireland to. One such story, well known throughout Ireland at that time, was based in the County Derry parish of Errigal in the townland of Slaghtaverty.

Irish King Abhartach. Many years ago there lived in the lands east of the Foyle, between Dungiven and Garvagh, in the glen of the eagle (Glenullin) a chieftain or petty king called Abhartach. All The Best Vampires Are Irish faced creeps in collared capes moaning “I vant to suck your blood” in some generic Eastern European accent.

Dracula may have defined the vampire. Archeologists Discover Vampire Skeletons in Ireland Hundreds of years ago when the fear of vampire was very real, a common belief in many countries was that vampires not only fed on blood, but that they also spread the plague.Ireland, Vampires in (pop culture) I reland, like its neighbor the United Kingdom, does not have a rich vampire lore, in spite of a mythology that contains numerous stories of preternatural beings and contact between the living and the dead in the form of ghosts and revenants.

Montague Summers spoke of an Irish vampire, the dearg-dul, but supplied little information about it. Author Christopher Rondina tells the story of how townsfolk in Exeter, Rhode Island insisted the body of Mercy Brown be exumed and examined, then had her hea.