The Vampire Historians
The Vampire Historians
Lunch community devoted to the study of vampires.
   Legends of vampires and vampiric beings can be found in just about every culture around the world, from the Hebrew legend of the succubus Lilith and her demonic offspring to Bram Stoker's iconic Count Dracula, this is the place where … see full wiki
Caption: Gustave Doré's "Satan Contemplates a Serpent"
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October 26, 2009
Later in the middle ages and into the Victorian era, the devil was synonymous with all evil, including vampires. Here the devil is portrayed as a winged demon with horns and cloven feet. Note that the serpent is also present in this picture, which would suggest that the artist, who is unknown, felt that the serpent in the garden of Eden was not the devil, but quite likely Lilith.
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