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The Kanun is a set of traditional Albanian laws. The Kanun was primarily oral and only in the 20th century was it published in writing. There is only one Kanun. The sources of the customary law of the Albanians are: Kanuni i Skënderbeut, Kanuni i Malsisë së Madhe, Kanuni i Labërisë, Kanuni i Lekë. Kanuni i Lekë Dukagjinit Diftojsi nga A. SHTJEFEN KONST. GJEÇOV, O.F.M. · Parathâne – →. Parathâne – · 1. Kisha · 2. Familja · 3. Martesa.

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Inthe Albanian princes had been invited to the wedding of Skanderbeg’s younger sister, Mamica, who was being married to Muzaka Thopia.

Ottoman rule, Islam and the Albanians, — Views Read Edit View history. Beginning with the time of the Gaul, Romans, Goths, the immigration of the Slaves in Illyria, the Macedonian empire, the Byzantine Kingdom, as well as Normans, Venice, Serbs, Ottoman realm, Austrian Hungarian realm, Italy, who successively on the Albanian areas prevailed, the Albanian people, the descendants of the Illyrians, could not lead continuously a national independent existence. Against them, none was allowed to exercise blood revenge.

Some of the most controversial rules of the Kanun in particular book 10 section 3 specify how murder is supposed to be handled, which often in the past and sometimes still now led to blood feuds that last until all the men of the two involved families are killed.

Tribal also held that thieves would need to pay fines to the relative amount that was stolen. Oraovac [12] and S. The fight between children was not taken seriously. The Celebration Commissionwhere Kadare literally describes the Monastir massacre of as the struggle between two empires: This happens, if the author himself with his house and the house of the killing reconciled. MedinaReads rated it did not like it Oct 02, This occurred then, e.

At times his forces united with the Venetians with the blessing of the Pope. Honoring injuries could not be paid off by contributions of equipment. The Crescent and the Eagle: The most comprehensive Web site and one of the first for the city of Shkodra.


For this reason the master court could not do it any read imposes. For dkuagjinit injury of the personal honor the Kanun said: Introduction Dukagjiniy Albanian expression for the customary law of the Albanians is Kanun. Amy Alice rated it it was amazing Jan 02, This peace vow did not last longer than 24 hours. On the one hand it is considered as backwardly and medieval, in particular if the blood revenge comes to the language.

The public honor covers the question of the guest in the house, hospitality and house right.

Kanuni i Lekë Dukagjinit – Wikisource

The Kanun is a set of traditional Albanian laws. Study and source book for the history of the German criminal jurisdiction, Scientia publishing house, volume I If the house of the killing did not grant the village peace for the family of the author, the author with its house members had to remain enclosed, it stepped a kind of house arrest, house prison.

Due to this regulation, is to be closed that the Kanun knew only one instance of the jurisdiction. Dkkagjinit 17 January Verlag, Band I Edlira Dibrani rated it did not like it Nov 10, This crime occurred rarely. The robbery by open force was understood as injury of the honor. An injury of the honor could take place on three levels:.

Lekë Dukagjini

Intentional were the cases if someone directed deliberately the weapon against another and wounded it. Dukagjini fought under the command of Skanderbeg against the Ottomans during the last two years of the legendary war of Skanderbeg.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was used under that form until the 20th century, and revived recently after the fall of the communist regime in the early s. Six later variations eventually evolved:. The Albanian customary law did not make a large distinction between intentional and unintentional mutilating. After mixture of the blood kwnuni exchanged the glasses and it was enough for them also to over-cross their hands, so that everyone drank the blood of the other one. To the oldest ones were included also the men, which were admit for their intelligence, and experience in jurisdiction questions the Council of Dukagninit had.


Shkodra in centuries… History admin – November 17, 0. For the practice of a blood revenge, as we saw above, one had to adhere to certain rules. Michael Dunlap rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Retrieved 9 June And body-met, kinds of mutilating detention as in the German criminal jurisdiction and torture do not occur, because they would not be compatible with honour of the adults men.

In addition of this, more down follows. During times of peace they also fought against one another, as Albanian loyalties came and went during that period of their history.

Kanuni I Lekë Dukagjinit: The Code of Lekë Dukagjini

The Council of Elders — also mentioned judges of the people — were mostly completely usual humans, who differed neither by origin nor social layer or otherwise from the others.

I read this for research, and it was so helpful! A form of the complicity in the Kanun was the accomplice. The customary law of the Albanians was always auxiliary and at the same time a competitive right to the national right, to that of the Turks, that of the Albanian state afterfor the right of the crew administrations in the I-st and II-nd world leks.

The fight in the public as well as that fight, which arrived at ears of the public, produced a rising hate. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.