Myth, Legend and Lore By cat theshadowlands. A vampire feeds on the life essence of their victims. This usually occurs by drinking the blood of their victim. The reasons that the vampire needs blood to survive varies from culture to culture.
What is the real story behind the prince who may have inspired the character Dracula?
Vlad was the second of four brothers born into the noble family of Vlad II Dracul. In Vlad and his younger brother were sent to the court of Ottoman Sultan Murad II as collateral to assure the sultan that their father, in a reversal of his previous position, would support Ottoman policies.
Vlad returned inhaving been informed of the assassination of his father and older brother at the hands of Walachian boyars nobles the year before. His opponents included the boyars as well as his younger brother, who was supported by the Ottoman sultan. He emerged briefly victorious in but was deposed after only two months.
After an eight-year struggle, Vlad again claimed the voivodate. It was during this period of rule that he committed the atrocities for which he was best known.
His penchant for impaling his enemies on stakes in the ground and leaving them to die earned him the name Vlad the Impaler Romanian: He inflicted this type of torture on foreign and domestic enemies alike: That year he escaped Ottoman capture only to be intercepted by Hungarian forces and imprisoned by Matthias I of Hungary.
Vlad regained his seat in but was killed in battle the same year. He remained a folk hero in the region for his efforts against Ottoman encroachment. It often has been thought that Stoker based the title character of Dracula on Vlad.Dracula is the name given to Vlad Tepes because of the famous novel with the same name.
However, during his lifetime, Vlad Tepes was also known as Vlad Dracul, a name derived from his title as son of the Dragon. Find out why Dracula was called son of the Dragon, his true story and if he really was a hero or a villain.
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It's just a way to keep me from buying two copies of the same movie. Alma Petresia [Person's name] A Christian sister who works at the church under the authority of the Holy Church in Trifas. She is completely unrelated to the Church’s Executors or the Assembly of the Eighth Sacrament, and was merely ordered, “For now, watch over the situation of this town”.
Count Dracula, a fictional character in the Dracula novel, was inspired by one of the best-known figures of Romanian history, Vlad Dracula, nicknamed Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), who was the ruler of Walachia at various times from Born in in Sighisoara, he resided all his adult life in Walachia, except for periods of imprisonment .
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Due to an increasing awareness amongst the staff that many ordinary users have little idea how the report system and moderation on SB works, we have decided to make an Official SB Reporting Guide. Vlad The Impaler was born in Sighisoara, in the year , in the house where his father, Vlad the 2nd Dracul (also a ruler of Wallachia) had lived for 5 year (from to ).
That house still exists today, as a restaurant, but it has kept some parts of the old mediaeval paintings.