Florin Curta on the Real Dracula
Dr. Florin Curta recently added a historical perspective to the Dracula myth. As it turns out, there’s no real connection between Transylvania and Vlad III, who most believe served as the model for Bram Stoker’s literary figure. Tourists will likely continue to visit “Dracula’s castle,” even though Vlad III never actually set foot in the place!
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