Description: Krakus, Krak or Grakch was a legendary Polish prince, king and founder of Kraków, the ruler of the Lechitic tribe of Vistulans.Krakus is also credited with building Wawel Castle and slaying the Wawel Dragon by feeding him a dead sheep full of sulfur.The latter is how Krak the cobbler became Krakus the prince, and later king. The first recorded mention of Krakus, then spelled Grakch, is in the ...
Description: Krak des Chevaliers is located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of the city of Homs, close to the border of Lebanon, and is administratively part of the Homs Governorate. Since 2006, the castles of Krak des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El-Din have been recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
Description: Krak (Krakus lub Gracchus) − legendarny władca Polaków, założyciel Krakowa.Według Kadłubka, którego świadectwo jest najstarsze, miał być jednym z książąt czy namiestników Polaków walczących z Galami w Panonii lub Karyntii (kronikarz nie stwierdza tego wprost), po czym został wybrany królem i dał początek zorganizowanemu państwu polskiemu.
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Description: Possibly from a Germanic name meaning "a Wend", referring to the Slavic people who inhabited eastern Germany. In Polish legends this was the name of the daughter of King Krak, the legendary founder of Krakow. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by the author Ouida, who used it for the heroine in her novel Wanda (1883).