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Robert Elsie
Albanian Literature

Oral Literature  |  Legends



Albanian Literature
Albanian Authors


Oral Verse



Oral Literature  |  Legends

Legenden   —   Legjenda

Revenge Taken on Kastrati
—  a Legend of the Triepshi Tribe

The Founding of the Kelmendi Tribe

The Founding of the Kastrati Tribe

The Founding of the Hoti and Triepshi Tribes

Legend of Jabal-i Alhama

Ali Dost Dede of Gjirokastra

The Lover’s Grave

Shega and Vllastar

Scanderbeg and Ballaban

The Legend of Rozafat Castle

Legends of Mujo and Halili

Gjergj Elez Alia

Aga Ymeri of Ulqin

Sari Salltëk

Baba Tomor



The copyrights for the original texts lie with the authors and publishers in question. The copyrights for the translations lie with the translator. The translations in this anthology may be copied, downloaded and used for non-commercial purposes if the source is appropriately documented. | Robert Elsie