Moura

(Mo-YOUR-ah)
Variations: Morava, Murrain, Murrain Mora,
Opyri, Oupir
This vampiric spirit from Bulgaria, the moura attacks people nightly as they sleep.
Source: Georgieva, Bulgarian Mythology, 103; Gypsy Lore Society, Journal of Gypsy Lore Society, 117; Shashi, Roma, 103; Summers, Vampire in Lore and Legend, 158

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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