L' Omo Nero
- Medieval (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A nursery bogie from Italy that was used to frighten children. His name means ‘Man in Black’ and he was regarded as malevolent in nature. He features in Italian carnivals.
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