Florin Curta on the Real Dracula

Published: October 30th, 2014

Category: Faculty News, Feature, History Department News, Recent News

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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