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La mulți ani, România! Află 7 lucruri esențiale despre țara noastră

Astăzi este ziua ta, române! Avem atâtea lucruri minunate de descoperit și reamintit în țara asta, iar astăzi este cea mai potrivită zi să începem. 1.028 de cuvinte mai mult


How the Muslims Killed Dracula

Author’s Note 10-10-2014: I wrote “How the Muslims Killed Dracula” in 2010 in hopes of telling the little known story of an unsung hero, Radu cel Frumos the Voivod and warrior of Wallachia who led the battle against the genocidal mania of his own brother, Vlad Ţepeş, known in infamy as Dracula. 3.705 cuvinte mai mult

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October 31, 1897 The Real Dracula

In modern Romanian, „Dracul” means „The Devil”.  In the old language, it meant „the Dragon”, the word „Dracula” (Drăculea) translating as „Son of the Dragon”. Count Dracula, favorite of Halloween costume shoppers from time immemorial, has been with us since the 1897 publication of Bram Stoker’s novel, of the same name. 1.189 de cuvinte mai mult

Birthplace of Dracula

It is generally accepted that Bram Stoker’s famous character, Dracula, was based on the historical figure Vlad Tepes (also called Vlad Dracula and Vlad the Impaler). 543 de cuvinte mai mult


Sighisoara - Let's Do The Time Warp

Having watched the Rocky Horror Picture Show the other night and the 2006 Rocky Horror Tribute Show last night I was reminded of my own visit to (transsexual) Transylvania a few years back and the fact that I had not yet shared with my dear Reader here a series of reviews I wrote on delightful Sighisoara. 490 de cuvinte mai mult



Vlad III, known as Vlad the Impaler (Romanian: Vlad Țepeș, [ˈvlad ˈt͡sepeʃ]) or Vlad Dracula, was the Prince of Wallachia three different times. The bust below, located in the Old Town in Central Bucharest, represents his 2nd reign.

7aug17 Bucharest, Romania