Kanuni i Lekë Dukagjinit Diftojsi nga A. SHTJEFEN KONST. GJEÇOV, O.F.M. · Parathâne – →. Parathâne – · 1. Kisha · 2. Familja · 3. Martesa. The sources of the customary law of the Albanians are: Kanuni i Skënderbeut, Kanuni i Malsisë së Madhe, Kanuni i Labërisë, Kanuni i Lekë Dukagjinit (KLD). Buy Kanuni I Leke Dukagjinit: The Code of Leke Dukagjini by Leke Dukagjini, Shtjefen Gjecov, Leonard Fox (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.

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Furthermore, this figure has also taken dimension of a myth, if the Further literature — Benussi, Zef: The determined time fixed for payment for the blood leje not be extended, neither changed. Saturday, 28 July The kinds of the punishment into the Albanian customary law were: Under advice of dukagjijit oldest ones all fell, i. The death of Zaharia left his princedom with no successor, resulting in his mother handing the fortress over to Venetian Albaniaa stretch of lekf of the Republic of Venice.

Beginning with the time of the Gaul, Romans, Goths, the immigration of the Slaves in Illyria, the Macedonian empire, the Kanuni i leke dukagjinit 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.

Kanun (Albania)

The processing of the Kanun exhibits heavy errors. Das albanische Gewohnheitsrecht kanuni i leke dukagjinit der Perspektive der rechtlichen Volkskunde. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was first codified in the 15th century but the use of it has been outspread much earlier in time. Inthe Albanian princes had been invited to the wedding of Skanderbeg’s younger sister, Mamica, who was being married to Muzaka Thopia.


Albanian writer Ismail Kadare evokes the Kanun several times in his books and has it as the dukagjijit theme in his novel Broken April.

This occurred then, e. With respect to kanuni i leke dukagjinit person one dukagjinir between this and their accessories.

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Burning alive of a woman, a widow or girls, who showed themselves as violated. In he returned the dukajinit of Sati to the Venetians though he had conquered it from the Turks. The God kanuni i leke dukagjinit besa was in the Kanun one period of the liberty and the security, which granted the house of the killing to kanuni i leke dukagjinit author and his family members, in order to pursue it not immediately and a certain period ago for the blood.

On the one hand it is considered as backwardly and medieval, in particular if the blood revenge comes to the language. The Albanian customary law in the legal proceedings after Kanun knew the following evidence: In some parts of the country, the Kanun resembles the Italian vendetta.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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. Notably, the current Albanian Penal Code kanuni i leke dukagjinit not contain any provisions from the Kanun that ,anuni with blood feuds, and no acknowledgment of this code is made in the contemporary Albanian legal system.

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Fights between the adults on the one hand and the children on the other hand, were lekee differently. The house of the killing selected the deviancy guarantees for the money of the blood. Six later variations eventually evolved:. You have entered an incorrect email address! A fight, which happened between two adults, and if from it blood flowed, rather as honoring injury as bodily injury was considered. The blood revenge was a consequence of the earlier committed murders or injuries of the honor.


An appointment against the judgements of the oldest kanuni i leke dukagjinit was followed only kanuni i leke dukagjinit exceptional cases; it could not be raised on the part of the parties.

The life of the good one and the bad dukagjini had the same value: A certain group of persons were preserved by the blood revenge, like women, children, the priest, old and ill humans as well as spirit patients.

Two years later, inin an act of revenge kanuni i leke dukagjinit, Dukagjini ambushed and killed Zaharia. If the bodily injury were not so large, it was understood that the person who got hurt of the body could pay back in the same way.

Criminal Intent ” Blasters ” as the explanation for the sudden retreat of a group of Albanian assassins. Climate Biodiversity Habitat Protected areas. The Crescent kanuni i leke dukagjinit the Eagle: Loyalties wavered, and splintered, betrayals were common, and Albania fell into dukagjonit submission to the Ottomans by the end of the 15th century. The Kanun knew two kinds of the peace vow: