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in the mood for blood: a vampire film chronology

by elenagallen
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Vampires are mythological or folkloric beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence of living creatures. Tales of supernatural beings consuming the blood or flesh of the living have been found in nearly every culture around the world for many centuries. The Persians were one of the first civilizations to have tales of blood-drinking demons. Ancient Babylonia and Assyria had tales of the mythical Lilitu, synonymous with and giving rise to Lilith (Hebrew לילית) and her daughters the Lilu from Hebrew demonology. Lilitu was considered a demon and was often depicted as subsisting on the blood of babies....

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