Vampires do not breed as humans; they infect their victims to cause their death ― a physical, ethical or spiritual ― and spawn a member of their kind.
While images of such Vanth figures are sometimes independent of other associated scenes; they are often drawn from Greek mythology.
La Llorona can be traced to pre-Hispanic cultures in Mexico. However, the presence of the phantasmagoric figure has spread across the continent.
Medusa is positioned as a woman whose possession of power makes her a threat to be eliminated, a reviled monster within the Greek mythology.
An introduction analysis of the portrayal of the Dullahan and Banshee in Celtic fairy tales and the connection to cultural beliefs of the Irish peasantry.
Feared in mythology from early civilization up to the modern age, it is ‘Dracula’ that infused the symbolism of the vampire into the soul of popular culture.