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origin, vampires were seen as real threats to the Greeks, Romans, and Ancient Egyptians. The fear spread to Europe where vampires were some of the most intimidating figures in the Europeans lives. In these times, vampires killed people and animals. They caused plagues and were associated with the devil. Around the times of Stoker, when vampires started to become more popular, people took their existence less seriously and soon they were seen only on film and on paper. Stories of vampires are one of the oldest horror legends that are known to man, although they have been modified over time, it has been great literature and films that have kept the myth alive. Works Cited Masters, Anthony. The Natural History of the Vampire. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Son’s, 1972. McNally,

Raymond T., and Florescu, Radu. In Search of Dracula: A True History of Dracula and Vampire Legends. Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1972 Ronay, Gabriel. The Truth About Dracula. New York: Stein and Day Publishing, 1972