Armenki

Armenki
(Armen-KEY)
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

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