Moribondo

Moribondo

Pronunciation: (More-uh-BON-do)

From the Brittany region of France, ancient Celtic lore tells of the moribondo vampire. It feeds strictly on the blood of cattle, but they can be protected from it easily enough. Walking the herd between two pyres will magically protect them from the vampire.

Sources:

  • Haining, Dictionary of Vampires, 177;
  • Volta, The Vampire, 150

SOURCE:

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

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