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Vampires. By. Sara Henry. What are it’s Characteristics?. Smarter, quicker, faster healing, more physically aware, speed Pale, blood might be seen seeping from mouth or nose, generally no fangs

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By. Sara Henry

What are it s characteristics

What are it’s Characteristics?

  • Smarter, quicker, faster healing, more physically aware, speed

  • Pale, blood might be seen seeping from mouth or nose, generally no fangs

  • Some cultures vampires do not have a reflection, no shadow, do not come out in the sunlight, might lack a soul

  • They have seen hurtling stones over houses, and moving around object in a house

How long has this mystery been going on

How long has this mystery been going on?

  • Early 18th century

  • Back to Ancient Assyria and Babylonia

  • Romania and Hungary 16th century

  • English word ‘’Vampire’’ 1730

Where does this mystery occur

Where does this mystery occur?

  • Legends in Balkans, Western and Eastern Europe

  • Romania

  • Greece

  • France- Vampyre

  • German- Vampir

  • Cultures: Mesopotamians, Hebrews, Ancient Greeks, and Romans

What did people do

What did people do?

  • When Austria gained control of Northern Serbia and Oltenia, officials noted local practice of exhuming bodies and killing vampires (1718). These repots received widespread publicity (1725-1732)

  • People buried corpses upside down and put earthy objects near the grave to satisfy and demons wanting to take over the body

What did people do1

What did people do?

  • People were being accused of vampirism

  • People found bloated rotting corpses

  • People would use garlic to keep vampires away

  • Ancient Aztecs used to pour blood into the mouth of there idols

  • China family guard a corpse the night before burial to keep a cat or dog from jumping over it

What do people believe

What do people believe?

  • People thought they were evil

  • People think it’s vampire spirits that enter a body to make them become a vampire

  • Greeks called them Vrykolakas

  • Romans called them Strigoi

What did people believe

What did people believe?

  • Europe and Chinese believe the evil spirits will count grain or rice if they leave it out

What are peoples theories

What are peoples theories?

  • If our nerves send stronger more efficient faster signals; it could make us move faster, make us more smarter, more observant, and have sharper reflexes. This may result in pain receptors working harder; which would make us more sensitive to heat (the sun) and loud noises.

  • Blood gets transferred to the brain and muscles causing paleness and muscles to become strong

My personal opinion

My Personal Opinion

  • I believe that Vampires do exist.

  • Firstly, There has been lots of stories; some of them could be true.

  • Secondly, The stories go back along time, and back then lots of people believed in them.

  • Finally, If our brain sends stronger and faster signals; it could make us like a vampire.



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  • "Everything You Need to Know About Vampires." Angelfire: Welcome to Angelfire. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. <>.


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