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Dragon Heart: The Olde Code

The Olde Code Inside the table's circle, Under the sacred sword. A knight must vow to follow The code that is unending, Unending as the table— A ring by honor bound. A knight is sworn to valour, His heart knows only virtue, His blade defends the helpless, His might upholds the weak, His word sp...
by Lamech
on Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:48 am
 
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Dragon Heart: The Olde Code
Replies: 0
Views: 650

The Case of the First Vampire

The Case of the First Vampire Draw up a mental image in your mind of a strange-looking cryptid that is half woman and half pterosaurid in nature and appearance, then you might have some idea of what the first nightmarish demoness or vampiric skeleton may have resembled. 50,000 years ago or longer i...
by Lamech
on Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:57 am
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: The Case of the First Vampire
Replies: 1
Views: 717

Vampire Slayers vs Vampire Hunters

Hunters vs Slayers There is a world of difference between the hunter and the slayer, which must be understood if there is to be any rationality. Slayers are those who actively go out of their way, either freely or hired by some authority to a certain degree, to track down and murder anyone who is a...
by Lamech
on Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:04 pm
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: Vampire Slayers vs Vampire Hunters
Replies: 0
Views: 350

Pictures of Modern Real-Life "Vampires"

Here are some photographs to tickle your fancy. Viewer discretion is advised. I can not go into detail about their crimes, but all of the following individuals are involved in cases of medical vampirism. These people are not only modern day serial killers, just as in times passed like the atrocities...
by Lamech
on Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:44 am
 
Forum: The Artist's Cafe
Topic: Pictures of Modern Real-Life "Vampires"
Replies: 0
Views: 1246

Re: Important Works of Vampire Folklore

William of Newbury William Parvus, better known as William of Newburgh, was a 12th century Augustinian cannon regular and an English historian who lived from 1136-1198 according to most records. William of Newburgh wrote many statements on the undead, and his works are regarded as some of the most ...
by Lamech
on Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:22 pm
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: Important Works of Vampire Folklore
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Important Works of Vampire Folklore

Walter Map Walter Map lived from around 1140-1210 A.D. during the 12th century. Walter Map was a Welsh chronicler who studied at the University of Paris, around 1160 when Gerard la Pucelle was teaching there. He encountered Thomas Becket before 1162. As a courtier of King Henry II of England, he wa...
by Lamech
on Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:01 pm
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: Important Works of Vampire Folklore
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Important Works of Vampire Folklore

Abbot of Burton Abbot Geoffrey from the Benedictine monastery of Burton was probably one of the earliest English chroniclers to make mention of the undead. One of Abbot Geoffrey's accounts mentions an incident which took place c. 1090 A.D. involving two runaway peasants who died suddenly of mys...
by Lamech
on Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:24 pm
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: Important Works of Vampire Folklore
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Important Works of Vampire Folklore

Important Works of Vampire Folklore Bram Stoker's Dracula was published in 1897 and is perhaps the greatest vampire fiction ever written. It was certainly the most popular vampire novel before the release of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series in 2005, which portrays vampires and werewolves in a much...
by Lamech
on Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:52 pm
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: Important Works of Vampire Folklore
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Derivation of the English Word: "Vampire"

Derivation of the English Word "Vampire" There exists a certain wempti in Lithuanian lexicon, a word which means "to drink." A similar Lithuanian wampiti means "to growl." If the assumption is correct, then the caricature of the vampire is of someone or some-thing that...
by Lamech
on Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:24 am
 
Forum: The Writer's Lounge
Topic: Derivation of the English Word: "Vampire"
Replies: 0
Views: 437

Der Vampir By Heinrich August Ossenfelder

Der Vampir a poem by Heinrich August Ossenfelder May 25th, 1748 Mein liebes Mägdchen glaubet Beständig steif und feste, An die gegebnen Lehren Der immer frommen Mutter; Als Völker an der Theyse An tödtliche Vampiere Heyduckisch feste glauben. Nun warte nur Christianchen, Du willst mich gar nicht li...
by Lamech
on Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Der Vampir By Heinrich August Ossenfelder
Replies: 1
Views: 2195