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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Kanuni I Lekë Dukagjinit: The Code of Lekë Dukagjini

For the practice of a blood revenge, as we saw above, one had to adhere to certain rules. The fight in the public as well as that fight, which arrived at ears of dukagjnit public, produced a rising hate. During the period of vow, no revenge could be exercised.

The punishment for such assistance and acceptation of stolen goods was different. Falja e Gjakutbut often the only resort is for men of age to stay in their homes, which are considered a safe refuge by the Kanuni, or flee the country.

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

Kosovo A short history. This happens, if the author himself with his house and the house of the killing reconciled. The God peace besa was in the 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 for the blood.

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The criminal law in the “Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini”

In some parts of the country, the Kanun resembles the Italian vendetta. Diellona rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Oraovac, Albansko pitanje i srpsko pravo, Beograd,p. If the author without authorization for dkagjinit else exercised blood revenge, his house was burned and down-cleverly, the entire mobile fortune, as for instance furniture, grain, cattle was confiscated.

For this injury of the goods of the soul there was neither grace still another possibility, whereby they could be settled with fine.

Against them, none was allowed to exercise blood revenge. After mixture of the blood they exchanged the glasses and it was enough for them also to over-cross their hands, j that everyone drank the blood of the other one.

Kanunj using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Only in addition of the owners of the distrainer were entitled, if they stated that an unfair judgement was pleased.

But if it was noticed that a woman was raped, the rapist was pursued and punished. There are no discussion topics on cukagjinit book yet. Government agencies Head of state list Head of government list Foreign dukagjiniy Political parties Treaties Visa policy. He was served spit roasted goat and was offered the head of the goat.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If an old resolution concerned a whole village or a trunk, the individual people judges oldest ones did not have the right to take the thing into the hand. These kinds of the honor injuries were so heavy that lanuni were to be washed off only with blood. Shkendije Berisha rated it it was amazing Aug 09, The Kanun knew two kinds of the peace vow: Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 5 February For the injury of the personal honor the Kanun said: The reason for this indistinct distinction lay probably in the fact that the possibility should be taken to the author of being able to state to its defense that the act happened negligently for his part, even if it added deliberately the wound.


Mimoza Ismajli rated it it was amazing Jan 30, I read this for research, and it was dukagjinir helpful!

Dukagjini’s military success against the Ottomans was never extremely successful; he also lacked the ability to unite the country and the Albanian people in the way that Skanderbeg had. While the Catholic Church in German criminal law history in the Middle Ages played a role, the Albanian customary law made a separation between Kanun dukagjiit church.

Study and source book for the history of the German criminal jurisdiction, Scientia publishing house, volume I Illyrian Albanian research, volume I, Munich and Leipzig The blood revenge was in German history on 16th Century. Despite this strange history the Albanian people could develop its own culture of the right.

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Lekë Dukagjini – Wikipedia

The Kanun was primarily oral and only in the 20th century was it published in writing. Lyra Goga rated it did not like it Aug 06, Aeschylus, this big loser[27] where loser refers to the great number of tragedies that were lost from Aeschylusthere are evident similarities between the kanun and the vendetta [22] customs in all the Mediterranean countries.

The text of the Kanuni, often contested and with many different interpretations which significantly evolved keke 15th century, was only named after Dukagjini.