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.
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
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