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, 24 May 2009
A new encyclopedia about vampires was recently published in France: Encyclopaedia Vampirica - Encyclopédie Illustrée des Vampires by Jean-Paul Ronecker. A review is available on the vampirisme.com blog.