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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In the Kanun a wound under peace, which was caused by the weapon, fell. Intentional were the cases if someone directed deliberately the weapon against another and wounded it.

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Oil and gas Mining. On the one hand it is considered as backwardly and medieval, in particular if the blood revenge comes to the language. Balkan Identities Nation and Memory. The Kanun plays a dukagjijit role in the Belgian movie Dossier K. Music Television Radio Cinema. She could be killed only in the case of adultery, otherwise killing a woman — it was intentional or unintentional — was a large dishonor.

He had to leave the dwelling and its master areas with the whole family and pay a penalty.

Kanuni I Lekë Dukagjinit: The Code of Lekë Dukagjini

It was first codified in the 15th century but the use of it has been outspread much earlier in time. MedinaReads rated it did not like it Oct 02, Lanuni form of the complicity in the Kanun was the accomplice.

Inthe Albanian princes had been invited to the wedding of Skanderbeg’s younger sister, Mamica, who was being married to Muzaka Thopia. During the period of vow, no revenge could be exercised. Retrieved 12 June The blood revenge is an aspect of a comprehensive juridical system, the customary law.


Lyra Goga rated it did not like it Aug 06, The vow of 24 hours occurred, if the house of the killing granted peace vow to the author, then this the author participated at the dead celebration, although he had killed, and was charged for the kill. According to Kanun rules, this is how they honor ksnuni guest during dinner.

The determined time fixed for payment for the blood could not be extended, neither changed. X comes into the house of Y. At times his forces united with the Venetians with the blessing of the Pope.

The nature of the blood revenge existed therein that one had the right to revenge for the death of own blood relatives. After its murder by Serbs on Retrieved 17 January It was used under that form until the 20th century, and revived recently after the fall of the communist regime in the early s.

Public holidays Smoking Copyright law. 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. The Celebration Commissionwhere Kadare literally describes the Monastir massacre of as the struggle between two empires: 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.

Shkodra in centuries… History admin – November 17, 0. This case has to be understood, as injury of hospitality against someone: Notably, the current Albanian Penal Code does not contain any provisions from the Kanun that deal with blood feuds, and no acknowledgment of this code is made in the contemporary Albanian legal system.

The mediator dukahjinit admission everywhere. Journal on moving communities. 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.


Xhyla rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Artaaaa rated it it was amazing Jan 20, In addition of this, more down follows. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. However if adultery was stated that the sexual intercourse happened with agreement of the wife, then both paid for with leeke blood. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you kahuni to read. The Crescent and the Eagle: Honoring injuries could not be paid off by contributions of equipment.

Tribal also held that thieves would need to pay fines to the relative amount that was stolen. When the Turkish invaders conquered the dumagjinit Serbian state many customary laws of social life amongst the Balkan peoples were brought back to use, this included the Albanians. The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective.

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

The kinds of the punishment into the Albanian customary law were: After Albanian customary law one bore rather death as the injury of the honor. The robbery by open force was understood as injury of the honor. Retrieved 25 January Arbnesha Kryeziu Goga rated it did not like it Aug 07, A mediator of the blood was that one, which kanuuni endeavored in the house of the killing, he reconciled with the author.

The impact was a consequence of anger, a battle of words or a threat. Centre for Albanian Studies.