St. George Meets the Volcano

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A new episode of the Vampire Historian Podcast is now available.

Listen here – St. George Meets the Volcano

In Episode 4, I discuss some of the interesting information surrounding the feast of St. George in Eastern Europe, and also the eruption of Mount Tambora and it’s impact on vampire fiction.

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Villa Diodati

St. George and the Dragon

Here are some of the books mentioned in the episode:

Emily Gerard – Transylvanian Superstitions

Emily Gerard – Land Beyond the Forest

Paul Barber – Vampires, Burial, and Death

Jan Perkowski – Vampire Lore

Petr Bogatyarev – Vampires in the Carpathians

Alan Dundes – The Vampire: a Casebook

Montague Summers – The Vampire Europe

Here is the link to the symposium – www.nctc.edu/vampiresymposium

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