Variations: Opiri, Opyri, Oupir
An invisible, intangible, vampiric spirit from Bulgarian mythology, the armenki drains young mothers and their infants dry of their blood.
Source: Dermott, Bulgarian Folk Customs, 81; Georgieva, Bulgarian Mythology, 1023
Taken from the Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology Written by : Theresa Bane ©2010 Theresa Bane. All rights reserved