ingleseitalianospagnolo In popular culture [edit] Vlad III was a


In popular culture [edit] Vlad III was a source of inspiration for the famous Irish writer Bram Stoker in the creation of his most famous character, Count Dracula, the novel antagonist. However, the literary Dracula has very little in common with the historical Dracula, considered a patriotic hero by Romanians, and also in the novel is not specified whether the two are actually the same person (although there are many signs that would give confirmation of this hypothesis) .
In the trilogy fictional diaries of the family Dracula (a kind of remake of Bram Stoker’s Dracula), the American writer Jeanne Kalogridis, Vlad III is the main antagonist, and is a vampire, which for centuries forces every generation of his lineage to submit to a shareholders’ of blood through which it ensures power and immortality. In the story will force Arkady, the penultimate descendant of his lineage back to give him his son so that he can submit it to the Rite of Blood and turns into a vampire the descending Zsuzsanna, sister of Arkady, to heal his physical deformities.
In the novel Anno Dracula by Kim Newman and its sequels Vlad III is recognized as the Count Dracula.
In Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 Bram Stoker’s Dracula, is made explicit the fact that the Count Vlad III Dracula is in fact, at the time known as Draculia. The name Dracula comes from Dracul or Dragon. The introduction to the film being shown that Vlad impales enemies, in the year 1453. The Turks did not believe his wife Elizabeth that he had died in battle, and so she committed suicide. On his return to Transylvania, Vlad saw his dead wife on the altar of a church. the latter had written a message because of his act, and that he would meet her husband in heaven, but the priests said that according to God who died suicide was a madman, and Vlad (who fought for the church) decided to abandon God to have eternal life; stabbed the crucifix from which blood began to flow, as well as from the eyes of sacred statues. Vlad took a cup and poured into the blood, saying the phrase “the blood is the life!” drank it becoming known as the vampire Count Dracula.
It is also the main antagonist of the manga Berserk Prototype, “prequel” of the famous manga Berserk, but unlike many other interpretations of his myth, not a vampire, but a hellish demon apostle of a deity. In all likelihood Vlad III was also the inspiration for the character of the Count, one of the first antagonists of Berserk.
In the Hellsing manga and anime protagonist, Alucard, immortal vampire 567 years has in fact the same as Vlad the Impaler. This could also guess from the name structure (as opposed Alucard is Dracula). In Hellsing Dracula ends up dead as in Stoker’s novel, but becomes guinea pig experiments by Hellsing organization.
In the series of Marvel comics license plate Tomb of Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, (again recognized as Count Dracula) is the main antagonist. His arch-enemy is the famous vampire hunter Blade.
The creators of the series of novels and role-playing games Ravenloft were inspired by Vlad III for the creation of one of the antagonists of the series, ie the king mercenary Vlad Drakov.
Vlad III is also one of the main antagonists cartoon Dago. It appears for the first time after the clash between his soldiers and Janissaries, where Dago saves and takes care of him in his castle. When Dago finds himself faced with Ahmed Bey, Vlad will save him again. Following reappears after the battle in Vienna, where ambushes in Dago, but this time the protagonist manages to escape and hurt him to the face.
The Italian black metal band Theatres Des Vampires wrote a song called “Vlad the Impaler” and in 2001 he also released the album Jubilaeum Anno Dracula, 2001, published to celebrate the 530 years since the death of Vlad.
Even the British indie rock band Kasabian has composed a song called “Vlad the Impaler”, in the album West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum.
In the video game Timeslaughter, the character Vlad, one of the selectable is a clear reference to Vlad III.
In the novel The Broom of the System of the writer David Foster Wallace, “Vlad the Impaler” is embodied by a parrot.
In the video game Assassin’s Creed: Revelations appears playable weapon called “Blade of Vlad the Impaler” used by Ezio Auditore da Firenze.
In the animated series Huntik – Secrets & Seekers Huntik the team scours the castle of Vlad Dracul looking for a bag of amulets evil belonged to Vlad the Impaler.
In the video game Assassin’s Creed Revelations multiplayer modes in the Count’s character is a reference to Vlad the Impaler

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