The legend of the Lupu mannaro (Wolf Man) and panaru Ursu (Bear Man) in the Central Apennines (Leonessa, Italy)

The persistence in our times of a myth as archaic as the one of the were wolf or the bear-man who had acquired their present shape through many overlapping cultural shows, demonstrates in spite the inevitable process of cultural impoverishment, the vitality of certain elements of the mythical folklore.

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