Vlad Tepes We all heard of Bram Stoker's Dracula. The stake through the heart and the black cape are all part of the legends we grew up with. Where did these legends come from? Who was the real Dracula, his life, how did he set the basis for Bram Stokers Dracula. First let me start with Dracula or Vlad Tepes.
Vlad Tepes was born in November or December 1431, in the fortress of Sighisoara, Romania. His
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2.Treptow, Kurt W., ed. Dracula: Essays on the Life and Times of Vlad Tepes. East European Monographs, no. 323, New York: Columbia University Press, 1991. 336 pp.
3.http://members.aol.com/johnfranc/drac05.htm by The Transylvanian Society of Dracula, 47 Primaverii blvd. Buccuresti 1 ROMANIA 4.http://www.eskimo.com/~mwirkk/castle/vlad/vladhist.html by Copyright © Matthew L. Wirkkala, 1997-2001.
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