Folklore definicion

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STRZYGA Female demon in Slavic folklore possessing two souls in a single body, identifiable by double hearts and sets of teeth.  One soul passes on, the second remains with the body; it hunts at night as an owl, attacking travelers and those who wander into the woods, consuming their prey’s blood and internal organs. Decapitate the corpse and bury its head separate to prevent the strzyga from returning to life; burying the body face down with a sickle around its head was said to work as…

STRZYGA Female demon in Slavic folklore possessing two souls in a single body, identifiable by double hearts and sets of teeth. One soul passes on, the second remains with the body; it hunts at night as an owl, attacking travelers and those who wander into the woods, consuming their prey’s blood and internal organs. Decapitate the corpse and bury its head separate to prevent the strzyga from returning to life; burying the body face down with a sickle around its head was said to work as…

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According to Japanese folklore, a cat (neko) that has lived for a long time can become a kind of youkai called a nekomata (猫叉). It was believed that after a cat reached ten years of age, its tail would slowly split into two tails, and, along the way, it would develop magic powers, primarily those of necromancy and shamanism. Nekomata also have an ability to shape shift into a human form and are generally hostile to humans.  There is also one kind of Nekomata that lived in Nabes

According to Japanese folklore, a cat (neko) that has lived for a long time can become a kind of youkai called a nekomata (猫叉). It was believed that after a cat reached ten years of age, its tail would slowly split into two tails, and, along the way, it would develop magic powers, primarily those of necromancy and shamanism. Nekomata also have an ability to shape shift into a human form and are generally hostile to humans. There is also one kind of Nekomata that lived in Nabes

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In the early 19th century, there were reports of ghosts that stalked the streets of London. These human-like figures were described as pale and stalked and preyed on lone pedestrians. The stories told of these figures formed part of a distinct ghost tradition in London which, some writers have argued, formed the foundation of the later legend of Spring-heeled Jack. Spring-Heeled Jack, the terror of Victorian London  #history #places #london #victoriana #victorian

In the early 19th century, there were reports of ghosts that stalked the streets of London. These human-like figures were described as pale and stalked and preyed on lone pedestrians. The stories told of these figures formed part of a distinct ghost tradition in London which, some writers have argued, formed the foundation of the later legend of Spring-heeled Jack. Spring-Heeled Jack, the terror of Victorian London #history #places #london #victoriana #victorian

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Aswang is a mythical creature in Filipino folklore. The aswang is an inherently evil vampire-like creature and is the subject of a wide variety of myths and stories, the details of which vary greatly.

Aswang is a mythical creature in Filipino folklore. The aswang is an inherently evil vampire-like creature and is the subject of a wide variety of myths and stories, the details of which vary greatly.

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