Vlad Călugărul. Vlad IV Călugărul ("Vlad IV the Monk"; prior to 1425 – September 1495) was the Prince of Wallachia in 1481 and then from 1482 to 1495. His father Vlad Dracul had previously held the throne, as had his brothers Mircea II and Radu the Handsome, and lastly Vlad III Dracula. The 15th century was a very volatile time in ...
Vlad Călugărul (n. 1425, Transilvania, Regatul Ungariei – d. noiembrie 1495, Țara Românească (d), România) a fost fiul lui Vlad Dracul, fiind frate după tată cu Vlad Țepeș. După moartea fratelui său, Vlad Călugărul a condus Țara Românească în anul 1481 și între anii 1482 și 1495. A refăcut mănăstirea Glavacioc ...
Vlad Călugărul. Prince of Wallachia. Upload media. Wikipedia. Date of birth. 1425 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584) Transylvania. Date of death. November 1495.
His father was Vlad II Dracul, future Voivode of Wallachia and son of the celebrated Voivode Mircea the Elder. His mother is believed to be the second wife of Vlad Dracul, Princess Cneajna of Moldavia. He had two older half-brothers, Mircea II and Vlad IV Călugărul (Vlad the Monk), and a younger brother, Radu III the Fair.
Vlad Călugărul (Vlad the Monk) 1481: Drăculeşti: son of Vlad II Dracul; 1st rule Basarab Ţepeluş cel Tânăr: 1481-1482: Dăneşti: 2nd rule Vlad Călugărul: 1482-1485: Drăculeşti: 2nd rule Radu cel Mare (Radu the Great) 1495-1508: Drăculeşti: son of Vlad Călugărul Mihnea cel Rău (Mihnea the Wrongdoer) 1508-1509: Drăculeşti: son ...
Vlad Călugărul se casó en dos ocasiones: Rada-Samaranda, que murió con el nombre de Samonida, hermana de Gherghina de Poeinari y de la que tuvo los siguientes hijos: Calpea, nacida hacia 1460 y que se casó en 1482 con Staico de Rusi Logofăt y a la muerte de su esposo en 1507 con Bogdan de Popesti Spătar en 1511.
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His father was called "Dracul," meaning "dragon" or "devil" in Romanian because he belonged to the Order of the Dragon, which fought the Muslim Ottoman Empire. "Dracula" means "Son of Dracul" in Romanian. Therefore young Vlad was "son of the dragon" or Son of the Devil. Scholars believe this was the beginning of the legend that Dracula was a Vampire.
Vlad is dressed in a royal fashion, appearing as black as a shadow in the night, contrasted with his pale face and long, silk-like white hair. He gives off an overwhelming presence, causing ceaseless trembling wherever he happens to look. This does not stem from fear due to a violent nature, but rather that those exposed to his icy gaze recognize themselves as hopelessly weak and powerless existences before him.
Though there is an aura of danger about him, he in fact possesses a modest and considerate personality. His opinions and unrestrained manner of expression lend easily to the impression that he is a sociopath who has disengaged himself from the standard mores of society. He is angered by the legend of "Count Dracula" that has stained his name, so he wishes to restore his name's honor. Although he will not deny the path he walked in life, even those to which he has resigned himself like the war against the Turks and his imprisonment, he cannot forgive his name being smeared with blood, telling of a humiliating legend of a blood-starved fiend, in matters that did not involve him in any way. He tries to ignore the reputation of the vampire modeled after him in a mature manner, but somehow, representations of him that he comes across will end up being destroyed.
Vlad lived in a time of constant war. Transylvania was at the frontier of two great empires: the Ottoman Turks and the Austrian Hapsburgs. Treachery, vindictiveness, and revenge ruled the day, as young Vlad soon discovered. Vlad was imprisoned, first by the Turks, who hauled him away in chains, and later by the Hungarians. Vlad's father was murdered, while his older brother, Mircea, was blinded with red-hot iron stakes and buried alive. From 1448 until his death in 1476, Vlad ruled Wallachia and Transylvania, both part of Romania today. Twice he lost and reclaimed his throne, once by fighting his own brother, Radu. Although the Vaticanonce praised him for defending Christianity, it disapproved of his methods, which soon became infamous. Vlad's favorite method of torture was to impale people and leave them to writhe in agony, often for days. As a warning to others, the bodies would remain on rods as vultures and blackbirds nibbled the rotting flesh. Dracula was also known for slaught...
This word became Anglicized to "Dracula" and Bram Stoker used this form as the eponymous title for his 1897 Gothic novel and its main antagonist, Count Dracula. Although both the real Vlad and the fictional Dracula originated in Romania, it is to be noted that their specific ethnicities and default languages differed: Vlad the Impaler was ethnically Vlach and spoke Romanian during his time, while Dracula was depicted as being Szekely, a Hungarian-speaking ethnic group still in existence in the current day.
"No, no, there’s no need to think ill of either of us. You people must kill me, and I must kill you all. It’s tragic, but that’s how reality is. Besides, it is my duty as a king to kill those who i...The name Dracula has been used constantly for leaders of vampires or powerful figures in Vampire history.Vlad loathes the novel "Dracula" by Bram Stoker, which he considered had ruined his reputation even though it wasn't meant for him.The human Ottomar Rodolphe Vlad Dracula Prince Kretzulescois a flamboyant German socialite who achieved fame through a claim of adopted lineage from Vlad III.There is a rumor in the Shadowhunter community that he and his acolytes impaled prisoners of war to summon the demon-witch goddess Hecate, who was pleased by the sacrifice and turned them into the...(Vlad III.jpg) Dracula Commission by NazNemati(Vlad Tepes 002.jpg) Portrait of Vlad III from Ambras Castle(Theodor Aman - Vlad the Impaler and the Turkish Envoys.jpg) Vlad the Impaler and the Turkish envoys by Theodor Aman(Impaled.gif) Woodcut of Vlad III dining among the impaled corpses of his victims from a 1499 pamphlet