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Hounds of God

We’ve written about Thiess and the Benandanti werewolves and werewolf witch trials before, but there’s more to the story. In the late 1600s, 1692 to be exact, in Jurgenburg, Livonia, a very old man of about 80 years old, named Thiess claimed to be a werewolf. Why would anyone in their right mind make such…Continue readingHounds of God

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The Werewolf Witch Trials of Estonia

I was so excited when I ran across this piece of research that talked about the werewolf witch trials of Estonia, which occurred in the 1600s. At first I was excited because I’m part Estonian and so this particular piece of werewolf history was especially interesting to me. Then reading further, I find that the…Continue readingThe Werewolf Witch Trials of Estonia

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Benandanti Werewolves

Benandanti werewolves are unique because they are not only a particular type of werewolf, they also carry with them their own unique legend and myth. In fact, the myth of the Benandanti werewolf dies out sometime around 1610, when the Benandanti werewolves become the very things that they had spent their time in the Underworld…Continue readingBenandanti Werewolves