Azeto

Azeto
(Ah-ZET-toe)
This is an evil vampiric ioa from Haitian mythology. Ioa is an African word that means “spirit of the dead.”
Source: Herskovits, Life in a Haitian Valley, 241; Holloway, Africanisms in American Culture, 117; Núñez, Dictionary of Afro-Latin American Civilization, 44; Perusse, Historical Dictionary of Haiti, 5

Taken from the Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology Written by : Theresa Bane ©2010 Theresa Bane. All rights reserved

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