scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,827
Vampires have been seen and documented throughout history The history of vampires goes further back in time than most people realize The chaldeans who lived near the Euphrates river in the southwestern part of Asia more than five hundred years before the time of Christ feared vampire or creatures similar to vampires enough so that they created charms to protect themselves from being attacked by such creatures The Assyrians and the Babylonians feared a creature similar to a vampire known as an Ekimmu These creatures known as Ekimmus were believed by the Assyrians to roam the planet searching for food although it was not always a persons blood but rather a persons vitality or that persons energy force It was believed that if such a creature would enter someones house that person along with his or her family would slowly weaken get sick and probably die In the countries of Syria and Palestine references were made to such blood sucking monsters on ancient carved tablets In Ireland the people believed in these creatures which they affectionately came to call red blood suckers Due to their belief in these mythical creatures they began the practice of placing stones on these vampires graves to kep them from escapingThis then became standard practice and is still used to this day in the form of a tombstone Tombstones were used to control ghosts and other spirits instead of their original use in controlling vampires Due to the fact that vampires seemed to be so commonplace around the globe there was a large variety of vampires that differed in shape behavior and method of becoming a vampire All of these factors varied from region to region In the country of Bulgaria a vampire had only one nostril This Bulgarian vampire would rise out of its grave nine days after death in the form of a shower of sparks and remained in this shape for a
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA