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
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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
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
Another wikipedia fact for you: While in prison, Vlad Tepes would tar and feather and/or impale mice and birds.
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