Artists understand the primordial essence of being human, as well as the power and symbolism of the red fluid that runs through our veins.
The Aztecs didn’t only carry out human sacrifices—assisted by priests, they also offered their own blood to the gods.
Mediaevalist Łukasz Kozak talks about the myths and realities behind upiory – prototype vampires from Slavic folklore.
Blood has long fascinated scientists keen on prolonging life and curing diseases. We explore the sanguine history of bloodletting and blood transfusions.