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What was the earliest werewolf myth?

There's a wolf transformation in the Epic of Gilgamesh, and as written texts go they don't come any earlier. Although in this case it was a spell cast upon him and he never had a chance to transform ...
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The Origin of Werewolf: Deities Cursing People into Animals?

A possible candidate for the story you have in mind is the legend of Lycaon: In Greek mythology, Lycaon (/laɪˈkeɪɒn/; Greek: Λυκάων) was a king of Arcadia, son of Pelasgus and Meliboea, who, in the ...
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English transliteration of the Persian word for werewolf?

This may seem odd, but I'm answering my own question. The transliteration answer for (گرگینه) is gorgine. I found the answer here: and the audio pronunciation here:...
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How many different werewolf variants are there?

Werewolves are an individual race, though the word "werewolf" is used as a descriptive word to describe any similar creature race. Varcolac - A Romanian creature that is commonly believed to ...
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