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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It was first codified in the 15th century but the use of it has been outspread much earlier in time. The blood revenge is an aspect of a comprehensive juridical system, the customary law.

Mythology Besa Secularism Religion Sworn virgins. The Kanun was primarily oral and only in the 20th century was it published in writing.

Kanuni i Lekë Dukagjinit

The main meaning of the Kanun on Albanian, is the customary law. The kinds of the punishment into the Albanian customary law were: Of Albania constitution, in: But if it was noticed that a woman was raped, the rapist was pursued and punished. To the oldest ones were included also the men, which were admit for their intelligence, and experience in jurisdiction questions the Council of Elders had.

In the Dukagjinti a wound under peace, which was caused by the weapon, fell. It was used under that form until the 20th century, and revived recently after the fall of the communist regime in the early s. For the injury of the personal honor the Kanun said: 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. I read this for research, and it was so dkagjinit If he was dishonored, this was the heaviest injury of the honor of a man.


The text of the Kanuni, often contested and with many different interpretations which significantly evolved since 15th century, was only named after Dukagjini. Info Kanun University of Shkodra admin – November 17, 0. Dukagijnit fight in the public as well as that fight, which arrived at ears of the public, produced a rising hate. Blood feuds have started once again in northern Albania and have since spread to other parts of Albania, and even to expatriates abroad after the fall of communism in the early s, having been outlawed for many years during the regime of Enver Hoxhaand contained by dukagjini relatively closed borders.

The God peace besa was in oeke Kanun one period of the liberty and the security, which granted the house of the killing to the author and his family members, in order to pursue it not immediately and a certain period ago kanjni the blood. Want to Read saving…. Retrieved 5 February The impact was a consequence of anger, a battle of words or a leie.


Illyrian Albanian research, volume I, Munich and Leipzig Edona Ibrahimi rated it it was ok Jan 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Government agencies Head of state list Head of government list Foreign relations Political parties Treaties Visa policy. The involved ones soaked mutually their blood.

Translated by Martin Camaj. This case has to be understood, as injury of hospitality against someone: This crime occurred rarely. You have entered an incorrect email address!

Kanuni I Lekë Dukagjinit: The Code of Lekë Dukagjini by Shtjefën Gjeçovi

Shkodra in centuries… History admin – November 17, lrke. Thanks for telling us about the problem. At times his forces united with the Venetians with the kanunj of the Pope.

This includes historical material, literary and cultural as well as geographical, travel and tourism, etc. 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.

By the property of the soul mainly the honor was understood. A form of the complicity in the Kanun was the accomplice.