. Hungary and Czechoslovakia
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Michael Ranftius printed at Leipzig, 1734, Tractatus von dem Kauen und Schmatzen der Todten in Grabern, worin die wahre Beschassenheit der Hungarischen Vampyrs oder Blut-Sauger gezeiget, auch alle von dieser Materie bisher edirten Schrijten recensiret werden; nor must we forget the important Von Vampyren of John Christian Harenberg, issued in 1739. This list of rare treatises, many of which were published at Leipzig, might be almost indefinitely prolonged, but a sufficient number of names has been given to show the extraordinary attention that was being excited by the problem of vampirism, an attention evoked by actual happenings. In fact one student many years later wrote an article, which seems to have escaped general notice, to which he gave the name Le Diable d Leipizg}
In his famous work An Antidote against Atheism: or, An Appeal to the Natural Faculties of the Mind of Man, whether there be not a God, 1653 (second edition with Appendix, 1655), the great Cambridge Platonist Henry More2 relates the following,3 which are probably the first histories to be recorded concerning Vampires by an English author since the Chroniclers of the twelfth century.