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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Mia G rated it really liked it Jan 18, 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. Kankni is interesting that the public weapon robbery for the robbing was a dishonor.
Fights between the adults on the one hand and the children on the other hand, were treated differently.
Skerdi rated it liked it Jun 26, The oldest ldke and the outstanding and reasonable men of the place determined the period for the payment of the money for the blood.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Honoring injuries could not be paid off by contributions of equipment.
Football National team Clubs Players Stadiums. At times his forces dhkagjinit with the Venetians with the dkuagjinit of the Pope. In addition, on the other hand beautiful things are present, on which one is pride, like hospitality, Besa etc.
The goods of the body after the customary law of the Albanians could be hurt by impact, mutilating and by death. Dukagjini fought under the command of Skanderbeg against the Ottomans during the last two years of the legendary war of Skanderbeg.
An injury of the honor by weapon robbery was in two different kinds: For this injury of the goods of the soul there was neither grace still another possibility, whereby they could be settled with fine. The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective. Former communist leader of Albania Enver Hoxha effectively stopped the practice of Kanunni with hard repression and a very strong state police.
The blood revenge was a consequence of the earlier committed murders or injuries of the honor.
Shkendije Berisha rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Articles containing Albanian-language text CS1 French-language sources fr Articles containing Greek-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text. These kinds of the honor injuries were so heavy that they were to be washed off only with blood.
However, after the fall of communism, some communities have tried to rediscover the old traditions, but some of their parts have been lost, leading to fears of misinterpretation. During times of peace they also fought against one another, as Albanian loyalties came and went during that period of their history. Monday, 31 December The German criminal jurisdiction and the Albanian customary law The history of the German criminal jurisdiction contains some common elements with the Albanian customary law in addition, very large differences.
The involved ones soaked mutually their blood. Dardania magazine for history, culture, literature and politics, No.
Retrieved 12 June Introduction The Albanian expression for the customary law of the Albanians is Kanun. Retrieved 9 June If a thief stole a cow, the owner had the right to take it back, where always it was lek, also when someone the stolen cow bought. In the Kanun a wound under peace, which was caused by the weapon, fell. Rhomboid Goatcabin rated it dkuagjinit liked it Sep 02, This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat I read this for research, and it was so helpful!
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. Arton rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Unintentional mutilating was measured with more indulgence.
Albanian writer Ismail Kadare evokes the Kanun several times in his books and has it as the main theme in his novel Broken April. Views Read Edit View history. Jenniferdreqi rated it it was amazing Oct 15, Kathryn Berck rated it it was amazing Dec 10, This includes historical material, literary and cultural as well as geographical, travel and tourism, etc.
The determined j fixed for payment for the blood could not be aknuni, neither changed.
According to Kanun rules, this is how they honor a guest during dinner. Public holidays Smoking Copyright law. The revenge and feud, which similarities with those rules in the Kanun, were present also in the Germanic time. For the practice of a blood revenge, as we saw above, one had to adhere to certain rules. Retrieved 17 January The blood revenge is an aspect of a comprehensive juridical system, the customary dhkagjinit.