Elements of Illyrian heritage to today's Albanians
Illyrians

Elements of Illyrian heritage to today's Albanians

Illyrians are considered to be one of the most ancient people of Europe, who left behind an incredible inheritance, both material and cultural. They were not Greeks, nor Romans, but rather took pride in their own identity and fought bravely to preserve it. Read more...
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GJERGJ ARIANITI

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GJERGJ ARIANITI

The great Albanian nobleman Gjergj Arianiti, father of Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg’s wife Donika, was a hero and powerful warrior against the Ottomans in his own right. He was the eldest of three sons (the others being Muzakë and Vladan) of Komnen Arianiti Spata, who ruled an area outside Durrës. Read more...
Brave Albanian Women

Brave Albanian Women

The story of Albania is full of brave Sons of Eagles, but there are also many Daughters who have sacrificed everything for their country and people. In particular, there are some amazing tales from the 20th Century, unfortunately colored by the politics of the past. Read more...
Sabiha Kasimati- the brilliant Albanian scientist

Sabiha Kasimati- the brilliant Albanian scientist

The first thing that greets you upon entering Albania’s National Museum of Natural Science in Tiranë is not a display on animals, but one centered on the life of the inspirational Albanian woman whose name graces the building: Sabiha Kasimati. Read More...
The ultimate GOAT

The ultimate GOAT

This is not a fairytale, nor a Games of Thrones script. This is the real history of Gergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, the most epic hero who ever lived, the ultimate GOAT. Read more...
LEGENDARY HERO OF KOSOVA- by an American in Albania

LEGENDARY HERO OF KOSOVA- by an American in Albania

A highly compressed article written over the course of 9 months about Isa Boletini, a chieftain from Kosova (Albania) by the passionate Mike Joseph, an American that currently lives and works in Albania.  Read More...
Albanians: From leaders to deportees!

Albanians: From leaders to deportees!

This story of how the Albanians in the XIX century went from rulers of Greek lands to deportees will teach you many lessons about politics, diplomacy, the way Ottoman Empire operated and how the situation in Balkans was at that time.  Read more...
50 Rare Facts for Albanians Founding Father

50 Rare Facts for Albanians Founding Father

It is said that Ismail Qemali was born on October 16, but in history textbooks, his birthday is known as January 24, precisely because his birthday coincided with that of Enver Hoxha and the latter deliberately removed that information. The dictator did the same with all the descendants of the Vloraj family, exiling them and erasing them from history. Below we are bringing 50 rare pieces of information on the father of the Albanian nation.   Read more...
Teuta, the most powerful Queen of antiquity

Teuta, the most powerful Queen of antiquity

The Illyrian queen Teuta is one of the most extraordinary figures of Illyrian antiquity and of our Albanian heritage. With her intelligence, courage, and abilities to govern, she managed to strengthen her position in the Mediterranean region and became one of the most serious rivals of the Roman Empire.  Read more...

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