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Ghosts – Spirits, Stories and Meaning

Ghosts - Spirits Ghost - Old English gast "breath; good or bad spirit, angel, demon; person, man, human being," in Biblical use "soul, spirit, life," from Proto-West Germanic *gaistaz (source also of Old Saxon gest, Old Frisian jest,...

Giants – Might and Myth

Giants In this article we will focus more on the interpretation of the giant as beings closely comparable to the human race, ie. without the titans (which are often symbolic representations of celestial bodies), without the ice giants (in Norse mythology analogous to...

Death – Personification

Death Personification Death is one of the most interesting topics that has aroused the imagination of many over the millennia. Her personalization happens later. The ancients of the world perceived death as a transition to another life and were later portrayed as an...

Zombies – Origin and Terror

Origin Typically  zombies are viewed as a cinematic fictional commentary of the mindlessness of the masses and later the great danger of chemical experimentation or a social commentary for the nature of humans in the bring of the Apocalypse. This is all true but...
Werewolf Origin and Legend

Werewolf Origin and Legend

Werewolf Origin and Legend Origin The origin and legend can be tracked down all the way to Proto-Indo-European mythology and it has been added and evolved to present day variations. Werewolf or lycanthrope (from Ancient Greek λυκάνθρωπος lukánthropos (from...

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Vampire – Origin

Vampire – Origin

Origin In its origin, the vampire is a combination of old myths of different cultures. For example the Mesopotamian, Ancient Greeks, Manipuri, the Romans and all older religions and beliefs are talking about evil entities and evil spirits. Lamashtu - in Mesopotamia is...

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Kaiju – The Huge Monsters

Kaiju – The Huge Monsters

Kaiju - Origin Kaiju (怪獣, kaijū) - the term is a little bit vague in its origin from where it comes from but it is mostly attributed to Godzilla's popularization of the term meaning "strange beast". For that reason is most probably a cinema term, but of course the...

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