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Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: Sid Jacobson
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date: 2009-10-15
ISBN: 1101150963
Size: 67.27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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Read Sid Jaconson's posts on the Penguin Blog Two legends of the comic book industry bring to life the story of gore and lust that inspired Dracula. Vlad the man had a devilish streak-a vicious temper, a passion for women, and a thirst for revenge. Vlad the ruler was a true devil-a relentless torturer, a brutal murderer, and a paranoid leader whose megalomania would be his own undoing. Responsible for the merciless deaths of thousands, this savage 15th century ruler earned himself the moniker Vlad the Impaler. His bloody reign struck terror into the hearts of his disciples and inspired generations of vampire myths-most famously Bram Stoker's ghoulish protagonist, Dracula. However that beloved bloodsucker doesn't hold a candle to the real-life fiend whose brutal treachery has made him immortal.

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Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: Gavin Baddeley
Publisher: Ian Allen Pub
Release Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780711034426
Size: 52.22 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 335
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Vlad the Impaler: Son of the Devil, Hero of the People not only brings to life one of history's most compelling and brutal characters, but traces his bizarre afterlife. A hero to his countrymen, Vlad Dracula became a byword for dread. Not just for generations of Western fans of Gothic fiction and film, but also for his fifteenth-century contemporaries, whose appalled fascination made accounts of Dracula's atrocities into the world's first horror bestsellers. Combining historical research and dramatic reconstruction, with groundbreaking contemporary reference, Vlad the Impaler includes his dramatic career, from pampered captive of the Ottoman Sultans, to exterminating angel of Christian vengeance. See the Impaler as fascist idol and communist icon?was he the model ruler of an embattled realm or the embodiment of unbridled cruelty?

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Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: John M. Shea
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Release Date: 2016-07-15
ISBN: 1482448084
Size: 14.33 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32
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Vlad III, the 15th century ruler of what is now southern Romania, had a terrifying nickname—the Impaler. It originated with the grisly way he dealt with his enemies: He demanded that their not-yet-dead bodies be impaled on stakes. Vlad’s reputation for brutality only grew and later became entwined with the legend of the vampire Dracula. This in-depth account presents the true story of Vlad the Impaler and his fight against the Ottoman Empire, a struggle that makes the villain a hero to some. An appealing design and features such as sidebars and fact boxes make this biography an especially high-interest read for young historians.

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Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: M. J. Trow
Publisher:
Release Date: 2015-07-14
ISBN: 9781910670088
Size: 55.74 MB
Format: PDF
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 420
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'Here begins a very cruel, frightening story about a wild, bloodthirsty man, Dracula the voivod ...' Historian and crime writer M.J. Trow draws back the dark curtain of legend to look at the real Vlad Tepes, set against the background of his times. Later generations associated him with pure evil and accepted the stories of his murders, mutilations and impalements without question. And later still, thanks to Bram Stoker, he shifted his shape into the doyen of the undead, complete with haunted castles, terrifying bats and an unearthly aversion to sunlight. The real Vlad Dracula lived in Transylvania, in the horseshoe of the Carpathian Mountains (today's Romania) and ruled his state of Wallachia three times. Making war against the Ottoman Turks, rivals to his throne and keeping his people in check, his was a life steeped in blood. But was he 'a prince more sinned against than sinning'? To Romanians, he is a hero on a white horse, a nationalist leader who carried out dreadful deeds in order to save the country he loved. To others, he was a rapacious homicidal maniac whose cruelty has no parallel, in his day or any other. This stylishly-written and compelling narrative unravels the true story behind the image and takes us into the heart of the bloody, uncertain world of Medieval Europe.

Dracula Vlad The Impaler [PDF Download]

Dracula  Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: Roy Thomas
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Release Date: 2021-04-07
ISBN: 1684069696
Size: 58.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
Languages : en
Pages :
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Dracula is one of the most well-known characters in the world. Now, read the story of the man who inspired the legend in this graphic novel available again for the first time in almost 30 years. A prince of Wallachia and son of Vlad Dracul (The Dragon), Vlad Dracul the Younger (Vlad Dracula) is taken hostage as a young man by Sultan Mehmed I to ensure his father's loyalty. When his father is killed at the hands of traitorous nobles in his own land, he assumes the crown and wages a cruel war to regain his lands and avenge his father. Throughout his life, he continued the fight to retain his kingdom, committing acts that would later lead to the formation of the famous character created by Bram Stoker. Originally published in the 1990s, it is now presented for the first time in black and white to showcase the beautiful art of Esteban Maroto.

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Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: Enid A. Goldberg
Publisher: Paw Prints
Release Date: 2009-09-01
ISBN: 9781442069398
Size: 34.33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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Reexamines the life of Vlad "the Impaler" Dracula, the fifteenth-century Romanian prince who served as a model for Bram Stoker's infamous vampire, in terms of the violent times in which he lived.

Dracula [PDF Download]

Dracula PDF
Author: Kurt W. Treptow
Publisher: Center for Romanian Studies
Release Date: 2018
ISBN: 9781592110100
Size: 32.84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Wallachia
Languages : en
Pages : 442
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"This is a revised and expanded version of a book originally published in 1991: Dracula: essays on the life and times of Vlad ÷Tepe÷s, ed. Kurt W. Treptow (New York: Columbia University Press, 1991)"-- tp verso.

Dracula [PDF Download]

Dracula PDF
Author: Radu Florescu
Publisher:
Release Date: 1973
ISBN:
Size: 66.19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Wallachia
Languages : en
Pages : 239
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Biography of a fascianting figure in world history - new-style Renaissance mercenaries' leader, Machiavellian patriot, tactician of war and terror and a sadist. He was born the second son of Vlad II, Dracul (better known as "Dracul") and was named Vlad Tepes, Dracula.

Dracula [PDF Download]

Dracula PDF
Author: Bram Stoker
Publisher: Soto-verlag
Release Date: 2017-01-14
ISBN: 3961640556
Size: 61.17 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 541
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Der Londoner Rechtsanwalt Jonathan Harker reist auf Wunsch des Grafen Dracula nach Siebenbürgen, da dieser zuvor in London ein Haus erworben hat und nun den Kauf und die bevorstehende Überfahrt durch seinen Anwalt abklären lassen möchte. Auf der Hinfahrt bemerkt Harker einige für ihn wunderliche Dinge. Eine Anwohnerin übergibt Harker einen Rosenkranz, um ihn zu schützen. In Bistritz nimmt er eine Postkutsche, und am Borgo-Pass (Tihuta-Pass) wird er von einem Kutscher abgeholt und zum Wohnsitz des Grafen begleitet. Die ersten Tage verlaufen ruhig, doch Harker wird gebeten, einige Räume nicht zu betreten und verspricht, sich daran zu halten. Er bemerkt, dass der Graf kein Spiegelbild hat und einen gierigen Gesichtsausdruck beim Anblick von Blut bekommt, als er sich bei der Rasur schneidet. Bald wird der Graf dem jungen Engländer unheimlich, schon allein seine äußerliche Erscheinung ist seltsam: lange, sehr weiße, spitze Zähne und auffällig rote Lippen.

Vlad The Impaler [PDF Download]

Vlad the Impaler PDF
Author: Ștefan Andreescu
Publisher: Centre for Romanian Studies
Release Date: 1999
ISBN:
Size: 68.71 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
Languages : en
Pages : 298
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