Whereas these men had a seductive edge of danger, a touch of Achilles' divine rage, Albrecht von Wallenstein
, commander of the Holy Roman Emperor's armies during the Thirty Years' War in the 17th century, was wholly, savagely terrifying.
Reviewing Magdeburg's rise from a frontier fortification to the Saxon capitol, the report traced recent problems back to November 1625 and the "Duke of Friedland"--an obvious reference to Albrecht von Wallenstein
Schiller's epic masterpiece penetrates the psychology of Albrecht von Wallenstein
, the general of the armies of the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years' War.
s Camp, 1798), Die Piccolomini ( The Piccolominis, 1799), and Wallensteins Tod ( Wallenstein's Death, 1799), based on the fall of the German general Count Albrecht von Wallenstein
(1583 - 1634).