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Lilith is a mythical creature that has over the past few thousand years been in connection with many myths and legends. Her fame and popularity made it into one of the most popular female demons in modern vampire culture.
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.
Manananggal is the creature from Philippine mythology. It is a half human and half bat. The word manananggal means to separate or to remove itself. It is usually described as scary female monster who can separate her torso and spread huge bat-like wings. She attacks people on their sleep and sucks their blood. Legend says that manananggal prey on a pregnant woman and sucks the heart of the fetus with her long tongue.
Chedipe is a witch-vampire from folklore stories in India. The word chedipe means prostitute. Chedipe was seductress who brings impurity into the home. She was believed to wound or have a sexual affair with sleeping man victim which resulted of wife's suspicion of infidelity. By legend she visited houses at night, naked, had hypnotic power, cast a spell on the house residents and suck blood from men from their toes.