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Thethi religious feasts.

Thethi has 2 big religious feasts which are celebrated as per Albanian tradition (customs) 16 August is the feast of Assumption of Mary 16 August is the feast of Assumption of Mary and is celebrated with the daughters married away from the village, and on this date they come back in the family where they grew up together with their ...

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Customary laws, myths and legends

Until recently the mountain regions of northern Albania were isolated not only in terms of geography and communication. In matters of jurisprudence, too, the region was literally a law to itself. Ottoman jurisdiction never prevailed here. Instead the Code of Lekë Dukagjin was in general use, a set of traditional laws passed on from one generation to another and not ...

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The History and population in Theth

Population-of-Theth

The first official mention of Theth is in a document of 1485 coming from Shkodra, when the village numbered seven houses. In the sixteenth century, during the Ottoman invasion, the ownership of the valley was transferred from the Sandjak of Shkodra to Peja. Today it belongs to the district of Shkodra. Most Theth families can be traced back to the ...

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Kulla Pracja – Theth

Ndue Praçe’s Tower is located near the center of Theth, in the neighborhood “Gjeçaj”. This characteristic tower was built in 1820 and was reconstructed in 2011. It is built with carved stones outside and with woodwork inside. On the base floor is the kitchen, where foods get prepared. On the first floor there is a lounge area of 40 m2, ...

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