Picture Of Baobhan Sith By Andre Koehne

Picture Of Baobhan Sith By Andre Koehne

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Irish Mythology Banshee

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Baobhan Sith

Baobhan sith is a character from Scottish mythology also called the White Women of the Scottish Highlands. She is a beautiful seductress and blood-sucking fairy who prey by night on young travelers in secluded areas. She is one of the oldest vampires. These creatures can be found in natural settings and forests.

Legendary Vampiric Creatures

Legendary creatures that preceded appearance of vampires in the Medieval Europe have appeared in many civilizations all across the world. Here you can find about those creatures and the fear they inflicted upon the people from the dawn of time until today.

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