The Cynocephaly! Werewolves? Lycans? Dogmen? What the hell?! Part 4

Now I'd like to get into the DIFFERENCE between Lycans and werewolves, which honestly I thought were the same thing. I guess I can blame Underworld for blurring the lines. But Kate Beckinsale is hot, so I can forgive them. So let's look at the differences. Werewolves (pop culture): Killed by silver. Preferably a silver … Continue reading The Cynocephaly! Werewolves? Lycans? Dogmen? What the hell?! Part 4

The Cynocephaly! Werewolves? Lycans? Dogmen? What the hell?! Part 3

Odin’s men [berserkers and úlfheðnar] went armor-less into battle and were as crazed as dogs or wolves and as strong as bears or bulls. They bit their shields and slew men, while they themselves were harmed by neither fire nor iron. This is called “going berserk.”--The Ynglinga Saga The Vikings were considered some of the most ferocious fighters in … Continue reading The Cynocephaly! Werewolves? Lycans? Dogmen? What the hell?! Part 3

The Cynocephaly! Werewolves? Lycans? Dogmen? What the hell?! Part 2

Now for the second part of this series, I wanted to go into the psychopaths who claimed to be werewolves. Werewolves are those who are able to change from man to wolf, typically through the use of an ointment or wolfskin belt. There are also stories of contracts with the devil, like the story with … Continue reading The Cynocephaly! Werewolves? Lycans? Dogmen? What the hell?! Part 2