Alqul is an Arabic word used to describe a type of vampiric GHOUL from Arabic lore.
Source: Brewer, Character Sketches, 34; Meyes, Mythologie der Germanen

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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  • Algul — (AL GIL) Variations: Aigul, ALQUL Coming from Arabic lore, this vampiric demon whose name translates as horse leech or blood sucking jinni was immortalized as Amine in the tale One Thousand and One Nights, also known as Arabian Nights. There are… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • Alouqâ — (AH low ka) Variations: ALOUQUE, ALQUL A vampiric demon from ancient Hebrew lore,the alouqâ exhausts men to death with its lovemaking (see SUCCUBUS). Eventually, it drives its lovers insane, causing them to commit suicide. Source: Langton, La… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

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