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.
Monday, 13 July 2009
1725 and 1740?!
It looks like someone found the illustration to one of my earlier posts useful, as I am pretty sure it is the one that has turned up in the curious video below...