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Man or Monster? the Historical Dracula

Summary: Contemplates the significance of both the historical Vlad Teppis and the literary Count Dracula from the Bram Stoker novel. Discusses literary archetypes.
When they hear Dracula, most people think of the blood sucking, son of the Devil romanticized by 20th Cen. Irish writer Bram Stoker. History and myth have been blended on the man which became infamous in Stoker's novel. Details are sketchy, and few true stories remain, but the events of these stories both amaze and terrify modern audiences. Experts disagree, but the man who inspired this horror novel, Vlad Teppis, may be one of the most important figures in Medieval European history. Teppis is a mysterious, controversial and important figure in world events.

No one is quite sure where myth ends, and history begins when it comes to Count Dracula. According to Romanian myth, Dracula was killed by the Archangel Gabriel for being a cruel, murderous and wicked man; he was then sent to Hell. There he made a bargain with the Devil. Satan...

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