skip to main content

Monstrum: Banshee--Ireland's Screaming Harbinger of Death

6 minutes 39 seconds

DCMP is transitioning to player-based accessibility features, allowing for customization of captions, description, language, and playback speed. Learn more about these features and how they can be beneficial in an educational setting.

Learn More

Now Playing As: Captioned (English) (change)

Report a Problem

A banshee is a female spirit in Irish mythology who heralds the death of a family member. Dr. Zarka shows how this wailing female ghost connects to the very real Irish tradition of keening: a rhythmic wailing and mourning performed by women as part of the death ritual. Part of the "Monstrum" series.

Media Details

Runtime: 6 minutes 39 seconds

Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 1
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 2
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 3
9 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 4
6 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 5
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 6
6 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 7
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 8
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 9
8 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 10
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12