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October 23, 2018

shallow graves

Quick History: Why did people believe in the undead?

Essentially, modern medicine and science didn’t have proper explanations for an improper burial or the methods of disposing of bodies. According to┬áVampires, Burial & Death┬áby Paul Barber: animal scavenging, shallow graves and the erosion of soil, grave robbers, and flooding were all ways in which the deceased would “unearth” and return to this world.