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Devils and Spirits In Conclusion
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Spirits and Devils Both referred to as “unclean” forces Both devils and nature spirits inhabited swamps, woods, lakes, etc. Most affected by objects representing power of the church Both represented some kind of threat
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Devils --> most outstanding characteristic: total hostility towards mankind Spirits --> were known to sometimes befriend and even help peasants
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Elemental Forces Water Fire Earth Air
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Vampire Belief What do you “know” about popular vampire lore? How do they come into existence? How could they be destroyed? What are some common characteristics (“facts”) about their behavior?
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Historical/Scientific Sources Vlad Dracul “Tepes” (Vlad the Impaler)
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Unformatted text preview: • Elizabeth Bathory • The Arnold Paole Case (published 1732) • Don Augustin Calmet, Treatise on the Vampires of Hungary and Surrounding Regions (1740s) Literary (Fictional) Sources • John Polidori’s “The Vampire” • Thomas Prest, “Varney the Vampire” • Bram Stoker’s Dracula Death and the Undead • Roditeli • Zalozhnye “Types” of Vampires • : “to drink” Πι • Heretics and the upir • Eretik • Erestun Characteristics • Physical characteristics • Behavior • Detection. Who could become a vampire, how one might know, and methods of destruction Decline of Vampire Beliefs • Role of the undertaker • Burial vs. cremation...
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2010 for the course RUSS 2231 taught by Professor Ragland,ka during the Summer '08 term at Colorado.

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