On several occasions, particularly on the periphery of the Habsburg Empire during the 17th and 18th centuries, dead people were suspected of being revenants or vampires, and consequently dug up and destroyed. Some contemporary authors named this phenomenon Magia Posthuma. This blog is dedicated to understanding what happened and why.
Sunday, 15 June 2008
I can't help mentioning that I stumbled upon a very nice blog post about this blog. As I feel that I struggle with writing in English, I am very flattered to read that "The Danish Mr. Petersen writes in a very elegant English."