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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The text of the Kanuni, often contested and with many different interpretations which significantly evolved since 15th century, was only named after Dukagjini. Background of the north Albanian way of life, in: Retrieved from ” https: Ardiaei Albanoi Amantini Enchele Taulantii. But we have also created the Supplement Freedom of Speech, in which we constantly publish various articles about issues of the day, with the Albanian national interest.

When the Turkish invaders conquered the medieval Serbian state many customary laws of social life amongst the Balkan peoples were brought back to use, this included the Albanians. Shaip rated it it was amazing Mar 13, While the German criminal jurisdiction developed from customary law to the positive right, which is Albanian customary law, today still, remained alive in north Albania parallel with the Albanian positive right as for instance the blood revenge. The two princes had been in dispute over who should marry Irene Dushmani.

There are no discussion dukagjini on this book yet. The punishment for such assistance and acceptation of stolen goods was different. The experienced men were mostly mediators.


Kanuni I Lekë Dukagjinit: The Code of Lekë Dukagjini

If he was dishonored, this was the heaviest injury of the honor of a man. Lists with This Book.

With the God peace movement of 11th Century, known as church movement, one has tried a pacification of certain persons to limit things, places as well as times with certain actions in relation to feud in order by the national peace to be replaced later. 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.


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If the house of the killing did not grant the village peace for the family of the duoagjinit, the author with its house members had to remain enclosed, it stepped a kind of house arrest, house prison. In such a case, the heads and oldest one had to advise the case again, to treat it again. Furthermore, if someone did not want to add himself to dukagjiniy impartial verdict, the oldest ones could meet the whole village. Please enter your name here.

The robbery by open force was understood as injury of the honor. The determined time fixed for payment for the blood could not be extended, neither changed. Headline Book Pub Limited.

In some parts of the country, the Kanun resembles the Italian vendetta. Elvira Dones ‘s Sworn Virgin [29] refers to Kanun and women’s practice of swearing celibacy in return to being accepted as men by all local villagers.

Shkendije Berisha rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Culture The Art of Photography admin – November 16, 0. Conclusion If we retrace Albanian history, we will state that the Albanian area was very closely with all peoples, who played a role on dukagjinut Balkans, is spoiled. Oil and gas Mining. It came very slowly and painfully.


A fight, which happened between two adults, and if from it blood flowed, rather as honoring injury as bodily injury was considered.

Blood feuds have started once again in northern Albania and have since spread to other parts of Albania, and even to expatriates abroad dukagjjnit the fall of communism in the early s, having been outlawed for many years during the regime of Enver Hoxhaand contained by the relatively closed borders. If it happened that these obligations of the oldest ones were hurt by any of them, he was never more selected as honorees to the oldest one.

The criminal law in the “Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini” |

The involved ones soaked mutually their blood. On the one hand it is considered as backwardly and medieval, in k if the blood revenge comes to the language. Further literature — Benussi, Zef: Loyalties wavered, and splintered, betrayals were common, and Albania fell into complete submission to the Ottomans by the end of the 15th century. According to Kanun rules, this is how they honor a guest during dinner.

Info The University of Shkodra admin – November 17, 0. The woman remained exempted from blood revenge. Music Television Radio Cinema.