Vampires: Folklore, fantasy and fact - Michael Molina

View full lesson: The myth of the bloodsucking vampire has stalked humans from ancient Mesopotamia to 18th-century Eastern Europe, but it has differed in the terrifying details. So, how did we arrive at the popular image we know, love and fear today? And what truly makes a vampire...a vampire? Michael Molina digs up the science and the superstition. Lesson by Michael Molina, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.

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Wow. That voice actor was amazing!! And the animation style that made it look like a pop up book was so cool!!
What accent is this
Is it weird to love vampire fan fictions? I mean, come on! The necks!! But not so horror. Fanfics.
I heard Revenants are more like zombies rather then vampires
Y'all up here choosing between vampires and werewolves and im like ID LOVE ME A HYBRID
Shot I live in the Philipines,when I was a baby,I live here in the Philipines
A sparkling vampire is Edward from Twilight.
Sparkling vampire.....the Cullens!
The sparklingvampireis The Cullen Family in the twilight bookI'm pretty sure he meantEdward Cullen
The way they pronouced obayifo.
Manananggal lol
Gostei muito do video, principalmente de colocarem o Temer pra explicar a historia
The manananggal is a creature of thephillipines look it up
I knew the Philippines one
Storys? legends? Myths? Sry im the real deal!
Mananangal is also called Aswang ((FILIPINOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO))
I'm a good vampire!!
Now im going to wear onions from now on
September 9 2017Damn.. I should have had chocolate cookies and chocolate milk next time I watch this...I love this video...makes me want to watch this over and over....
The 2008 Swedish movie "Let the Right One In"--Why are cats and vampires hostile enemies?Feedback is curiously welcomed.
MANANANGGAL
Great video!! I loved the animation and how entertaining and educative it is. πŸ˜‰
Thank you for the turkish subtitle πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•
Manananggal scared me the most when I was 5 years old. πŸ˜‚
Don't call us romani , call us romanians , you don't have to know why ... just don't do it
So... A vampire disproving his own existence... *Genius*
Any FATE game/anime fans there? hahaha
I am from malaysia and the pinngal is kinda real for the tradintional peeps
Hey O+ thats my blood type !!! Oh oh!
Hey Ted ed can you make a video about werewolves and hybrids(vampire/werewolf) plssssss
Who is a filipino
Your videos are awesome
One great video.Ah-ah-ah
The malysian part im malay kamu tahu ka
I dont know penanggal was a vampire lol
A new species of vampires have arrived guess?who're they? Hit a like take your answer
Everyone know that the strongest vampire is a little 9 yr old blonde girl who eats donuts
Twilight mentions.
The art reminds me of "The Curse of Lono." A Hunter S. Thompson book, illustrated by Ralph Steadmen.
Done absolutely perfectly
Phillipine MANANAGAL im happy the phillipines were said there
Shet I am an English learner and I can't bear this vampire pronunciation -_-
BLEH BLEH BLEH VAMPYRS RRRRR REL
I tihnk vampirers ar cool
I think penanggalan is different from vampires. Penanggalan also called as balan balan in sabah. It hunts baby to feast. Vampire in Malaysia is called pontianak
You're saying you're fake vampire
This is the first time I watch a vampire video that doesn't diss on Edward Cullen lmao
It's called Romanian, Romani means gypsy
Until now the mananangal is still a famous story told today's generation
From Philippines here. We have Manananggal stories out here. At morning its a human being but during night its upper torso separates from its lower body part and wings would appear. And it would hunt pregnant women.
MANanaNgGaL
I'm binge watching ted ed
Anyone know what year the empress of Austria enacted the grave tampering law?
More than is crazy
Anyone who's seen Buffy The Vampire Slayer knows none of this is true πŸ™„πŸ™„
Heh wasnt the person that was talkingnwas betty?
When HASN'T eastern Europe been a grim place?
I'm Filipino and I screamed inside when he mentioned the Manananggal. When I was 8, those things gave me nightmares
This was fine until he spoke about Twilight vampires, they don't deserve to be part of vampire mythology.
I would volunteer myself as a foodif it's Shu.
Are all vampires sound like drunk romanian ?
You should do one on the Fae
I'm sorry but I can't watch this video because of the way this guy talks.
Loved it to the very end
Mananangal is in Philippine and other types of vampires
So this what humans think of us.
The mirror element in the vampire myths is not entirely invented by Bram Stoker. It is actually reversed in the Eastern European mythology. In Eastern European cultures,the mirror can be seen as a window to the afterlife. The mirrors in one's home are being covered with a black sheet for 40 days after the death of a family member, because it is believed that you can see the dead person(turned into a vampire) in the reflection of the mirror. So Stoker basically tweaked the original myth and reversed it.
I screamed when I heard 'Philippine Mananangal' πŸ˜‚
THE PHILIPPINE MANANANGGAL
This is BS. Unless people experience something they will believe.
MANANANGGAL dont sucks blood they eat human
Beware of the Filipino Vampire though, the farther it sounds, the closer it is
I wonder if the vampire were disappointed when they know about The Twilight... I am.
In russia it's the same thing
I'M NOT FRED FORM VAMPIRE I LIKE VAMPIRE
2:00 The Count from Sesame Street's dad just poured himself a glass of my blood type.
So informative in vampiriese
You forgot the Chinese CΖ°Ζ‘ng Thi
The accent sounds like RussianπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Mananaggal are not vampires there just eating babies
Wryyyyy
There should be something abt the fact that the gemora (talmud) says a certain type of bat after 28 years turns into a demond that looks like a person
I thought Mananaggals were the worst... till I saw that Penananggal...
Hahahaha manananggal
This guy has a really good vampire accent! Does no one notice this?????!!!!!!!!!!???!!??!!?
Love the art
Not gonna lie, the accent made it hard to pay attention. If it were a real "broadly Eastern European" accent and not "bleh I'm a vampire bleh!" I could've focused more. Great info though.
Actually, the story about vampires, comes from Serbia, it is the most famous Serbian word, and many stories about vampires are present in Serbian folklore
The REAL vampires are mosquito's, leeches, the three species of vampire bat, and if I recall it right, I believe there is also a few blood sucking fish.
What an accent! My ears are blooding.
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Lol
How did you come up with strigois from the strain ?
Mananangals kill the baby inside the mommy's tomb because it has long tongue
To be continued.....
I just found this channel and im in love
The pronunciation of manananggal thoπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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Im so proud my country plays a part on this GO ALBANIA <3
Im from the Philippines and we've killed a manananggal by hurting it's lower part

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Vampires: Folklore, fantasy and fact - Michael Molina