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 such a case, the heads and oldest one had to advise the case again, to treat it again. The Kanun knew two kinds of the peace vow: Articles containing Albanian-language text CS1 French-language sources fr Articles containing Greek-language ii All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text. 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.

Military Police Organized crime Prisons Border crossings. The experienced men were mostly mediators.

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Monday, 31 December The natural person alone was kannuni responsible after this customary law. 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.

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Lately one very often confounded the usual criminality with the blood revenge. The sanction for the secret weapon robbery was moderated. If the author without authorization for someone else exercised blood revenge, his house was burned and down-cleverly, the entire mobile fortune, as for instance furniture, grain, cattle was confiscated.


Beginning with the time of the Gaul, Romans, Goths, the immigration of the Slaves in Illyria, the Macedonian empire, the Byzantine 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. You have entered an incorrect email address! Emozioni e confini per una sociologia delle relazioni etniche.

The robbery by open force was understood as injury of the honor.

The criminal law in the “Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini”

Lists with This Book. The mediator had admission everywhere. For the practice of a blood revenge, as we saw above, o had to adhere to certain rules.

This happens, if the author himself with his house and the house of the killing reconciled. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Retrieved 24 September Six later variations eventually evolved:. The oldest ones and the outstanding and reasonable men dukagjinkt the place determined the period for the payment of the money for the blood.

Kathryn Berck rated it it was amazing Dec lrke, I do not share the same opinion. In some parts of the country, the Kanun resembles the Italian vendetta. The processing of the Kanun exhibits heavy errors. The village could arrange an expiration of these 24 h. 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. Criminal Intent ” Blasters ” as the explanation for the sudden retreat of a group of Albanian assassins.

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Of Albania constitution, in: Dardania magazine for history, culture, literature and politics, No. Xhyla rated it it was amazing Sep 09, If someone added further wounds with a measurer after the death at the body of the victim, the author was charged with double murder, i.

The involved ones soaked mutually their blood. Amy Alice rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Arbnesha Kryeziu Goga rated it did not like it Aug 07, For the injury of the personal honor the Kanun said: Verlag, Band I By the kinds of the death penalty in German punishing history such as slopes, beheading, buried alive, drowning, burning, wheels, simmering in dukagjknit or oil, the Albanian customary law only knew burning.

An appointment against the judgements kanuuni the oldest ones was followed only in exceptional cases; it could not be raised on the part of the dumagjinit. The two princes had been in dispute over who should marry Irene Dushmani. Oraovac [12] and S. The fight in the public as well as that fight, which arrived at ears of the public, produced a rising hate.

Under advice of the oldest ones all fell, i. The text of the Kanuni, often contested and with many different interpretations which significantly evolved since 15th century, was only named after Dukagjini. Rhomboid Goatcabin rated it really liked it Sep 02, The most comprehensive Web site and one of the first for the city of Shkodra.