Myths of Vampires

Vampire usually called “the cold one”. They are always defined as malevolent and mysterious creatures, who survive on the blood of living beings. Nowadays so many movies and teleplays tell the stories about it; as a result, people get more interesting in it than before. There are legends and stories of Vampires throughout the world…

Vampire usually called “the cold one”. They are always defined as malevolent and mysterious creatures, who survive on the blood of living beings. Nowadays so many movies and teleplays tell the stories about it; as a result, people get more interesting in it than before. There are legends and stories of Vampires throughout the world and it has been recorded in almost all the cultures and regions. Whether they exist or not, is all depends on one's faith.

Human beings always want to know something that is unknown to us. We try our best to find the fact of the vampire, because we still do not know whether this creation exist or not, vampires have been mentioned in many literature works and courses. Beside, the myths and legends about vampires are indeed spellbinding. Here are some myths and legends of vampire.

1. They hate sunlight
People believe that vampires react to the sunlight as melting and bursting out of proportion. This idea has risen up in 20th century and was spread through pop culture, movies, and novels. But actually in medieval times, sunlight could not harm vampires. They can walk out normally among human beings. The only affection to them is they can lose their strength and powers.

2. Coffins is vampires' bed
When we talk about vampires, except their pale faces, coffins is one of the factors can symbolize vampires. A vampire's coffin is a mysterious part of the vampire legend. This myth is originated from the ancient story about vampires. It said that if an animal jumped over the death body, then this body may transform into the “undead”, as vampire. The rising of these dead bodies from the grave were seen by many gravediggers. Well, this myth may very horrible, but it formed that vampires sleep only in coffins.

3. Immortal creature
Vampires never get old and their bodies can remain fresh. As they lived on blood, the lower temperature that enables the blood to push on the skin's surface and the lips. What's more, their superpower can help them live long, and can not be killed easily. The most popular way said is to use wooden stake right through their heart.

4. Vampires can fly
Vampires are usually associated with bats as they both are bloodsucking creatures. While the belief that vampire can fly with big wings is a myth completely. Their extra leaping and running skills make them look if they are flying. In fact, these only their unbelievable leaps.