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.
Now, Albrecht von Wallenstein
's violations of Magdeburg's historic rights and privileges threatened the vitality of the city.
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).