Vandella

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Among the Amharic speakers of North Central Ethiopia, a vandella is one of several types of ghost-walking or dream-invading demons/vampires, somewhat similar to a succubus or the vetala of India.

Sources[edit]

  • Burton, Cpt. Sir Richard F. 1893. King Vikram and the Vampire: Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance. Tylson and Edwards: London. Footnote.
  • Johnson, Robert Anhut. 1972. Myths and Legends of North Africa. Bay Press: Tacoma. p37-38.