Legend of Dracula Romanian culture is the phenomenon of medieval largest and most spectacular international echo persistent. It was born out of fear caused by the actions against servants Crescent Prince Vlad Tepes.
Historical evidence from the fifteenth century about Vlad Tepes, communicated two different images of Prince, one that portrays him as a tyrant, the other as a harsh ruler, ruthless but loving the country and brave fighter against the Turks bitter .
Almost all Westerners called them on the mountain duckie. The first who were called in this way the Ottomans, from their very brave prince duckie.
Michael Bocignoli of Dubrovnik, in his text of 29 June 1524 Dear name consistently used when referring to Vlad Tepes, also being characterized it flattering. Then Dan claimant, in his letter of April 5, 1459 use the term Dracula and even the devil.
Vlad Tepes - Dracula
During the second domniii Vlad Tepes, meaning between 1456-1462, at least for the enemy, Dracula addition to the name, kept the fact from his father, Vlad Dracul - became synonymous with the devil, devil, symbol of evil in the extreme form. Vlad Tepes has proven acts of extreme cruelty, harshly punishing theft, laziness and treachery, pulling impaled on the guilty.
The first documents in which the Romanian Vlad Tepes Dracula gets the name come from southern Transylvania and dates from the years 1459-1460. These are acts of which the claimant Dan suggestion would be that of March 2, 1460: "... wicked and too cruel tyrant without belief, that Dracul, Vlad is said that country's ruler."
Vlad Tepes himself adopted the name of Vlad Dracula in his own signature. Thus, on 4 August 1475, is signed "Wladislaus Dragwlaya, Prince Partium Transalpinarum" latinizandu-and also the name of Vlad in "Wladislaus.
Dracula appellation has become especially in the northwest area of Romanian, so in Central Europe, especially in the period 1462-1475. Therefore the Lord Himself came over her and keep her in your own signature and seal on documents latin text of the last years of his life.
The meaning of the name Dracula, Dracula, as it was translated in southern Transylvania fit the facts of horror assigned prince's policy in hostile environments. (Brasov, Sibiu, the royal court in Buda).
Bram Stoker - Dracula
While in space Romanian prince Vlad Tepes was regarded as a hero of the struggle for freedom of Romania, Mr brave and true, but harsh, western Europe was formed in 1897 under the pen of Irish writer Bram Stoker's Count Dracula , fictional character destined to become the envy of an entire type of horror literature in the first three quarters of our century.
Thus, in the novel "Count Dracula", the name of Dracula, Prince Roman was a model for the character.
There are two tangent points between Bram Stoker and Dracula Legend:
* Name "Dracula"
Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" was inspired dozens of screenings, three of which have experienced an unexpected success "oder eine Symphonie des Granenes Nosferatu" (1922), "Dracula" (1931), "The Horror of Dracula" ( 1958).
By Bram Stoker's novel and most of all, the echo caused him great, a miracle happened to the legend of Dracula. Revived and enhanced with modern, she returned, remained and remains strictly in the field of actuality, the constant public attention, with priority in Western Europe and North America.
Vlad Tepes, Dracula remains an outstanding figure of the fifteenth century, a model for the aspirations for freedom and independence. Through its political and military actions dealt with sympathetically and with high hopes of all the countries of southeastern Europe, Vlad Tepes was indeed a prominent political figure of his time.