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Postby Carolus Raeticus » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:38 pm

Salvete omnes!

I have transcribed a small Latin dissertation with the title De hominibus post mortem sanguisugis vulgo sic dictis Vampyren (Pohl/Hertel, 1732). It deals with an incident of supposed vampirism and why it is probably not due to a real vampire. It is interesting with what kind of subject one could still get away with in the early 18th century. For comparision, Bram Stoker's Dracula was published in 1897.

I donated the text to Project Gutenberg.


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