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Aztecs, Bloodthirsty Culture

The Aztecs were a pretty bloodthirsty culture. And their myths included many bloodthirsty deities who were very similar to vampires. One lord of the underworld was similar to a vampire, as he fulfilled his hunger by devouring the souls of the dead. The cihuateteo of Aztec lore were the creatures who were most similar to…

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The Civatateo

Yay! More vampire mythology! Today we’re traveling to ancient Mexico and jumping into the bloody world of the Aztecs to discover the Civatateo. The Civatateo were Aztec vampires, the most vampiric of all the Aztec deities. They were hideous creatures with pale faces, arms and hands covered in white chalk (called ticitl) and crossbones painted…

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