Explores the myth, lore, and representation in popular culture of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe.... erupted in the eleventh century in Hungary when King Stephen I (997a1038) passed a law against strigae who rode out at night and fornicated. ... Maleficarum (The Hammer of Witches), which initially appeared 1486 in Speyer and which became the manual for the inquisitors ... Cologne University) and then added Sprengera#39;s name as co-author to increase the booka#39;s prestige and further its acceptance.
|Title||:||The Vampire Book|
|Author||:||J. Gordon Melton|
|Publisher||:||Visible Ink Press - 2011|