History of vampires is long and interesting one. Countless mystical creatures who drink blood and can live in dead human bodies haunted the folklore tales of various civilizations from the dawn of time, but the arrival of Slavic myth of vampires created unprecedented attention and mass hysteria that enabled them to become instantly famous around the world.
With several hundred years of their presence among us, vampires managed to inspire people into creation of many legendary tales, works of art and explanations how can they really walk among us. From such abundance of information, we extracted some of the most important facts about vampires that you need to know.
The popularity of vampires is not only great because the power they hold, but also because the famous vampires who wielded that power with absolute conviction and determination. Here you can find out more about famous vampires from our history and arts.
Since their appearances in our culture, vampires appeared in countless pieces of art – from novels and poems, to the stage plays, movies and video games. Here you can find out more about some of the most important vampire themed pieces of art that mankind has ever produced.