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WHEREWOLVES

Today's topic: WEREWOLVES
Many people have different veiws and opinions of werewolves, I will not choose sides for this blog so I will shed neutral light on these creatures. Werewolves are human-like creatures that transform into wolves on the full moon once a month. They are very widespread in European folklore, but this species is very popular today and you will probably see them mentioned in all kinds of different legends, around the world. The official name for the transformation between man and wolf on the full moon is called lycanthropy. The word lycanthropy means to have the  ability to turn ones self into a wolf and to do so, it origins from Ancient Greek and the word "λυκάνθρωπος lukánthropos (from λύκος lúkos meaning "wolf" and ἄνθρωπος, ánthrōpos meaning  "human". The  word actually DOES appear in Ancient Greek sources, but only rarely and they explain it with the patient containing ravenous appetites and qualities of a wolf. A few legends refer…

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