No Results Found!
126 Related Articles

Hylli i Dritës

Hylli i Drites
He is regarded as the national poet of Albania and one of the most influential Albanian writers of the 20th century for his epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís and the editor of two of the most autoritative magazines after Albania's independence, Posta e Shypniës (1916–1917) and founder of Hylli i Dritës (1913-).
Hylli i Dritës (The Star of Light) is an Albanian periodical first published in 1913 by Gjergj Fishta, one of the most notable writers and poets of Albanian literature.

The Highland Lute

Lahuta e MalcísLahuta e MalcisLahuta e Malsis
He is regarded as the national poet of Albania and one of the most influential Albanian writers of the 20th century for his epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís and the editor of two of the most autoritative magazines after Albania's independence, Posta e Shypniës (1916–1917) and founder of Hylli i Dritës (1913-). Fishta was under influence of Croatian Franciscan friars as a student in monasteries in Austria-Hungary, when he wrote his main work Lahuta e Malcís, influenced by the national epics of the Croatian and Serbian literature according to Robert Elsie.
The Highland Lute (Lahuta e Malcís, original and standard language of the time based on Gheg Albanian) is the Albanian national epic poem, complete and published by the Albanian friar and poet Gjergj Fishta in 1937.

National poet

List of national poetsnational bardnational poets
He is regarded as the national poet of Albania and one of the most influential Albanian writers of the 20th century for his epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís and the editor of two of the most autoritative magazines after Albania's independence, Posta e Shypniës (1916–1917) and founder of Hylli i Dritës (1913-).

Albanian alphabet

AlbanianArvanitic alphabetAlbanian inscriptions
Notably being the chairman of the commission of the Congress of Monastir, which sanctioned the Albanian alphabet.
The Congress was hosted by the Bashkimi ("unity") club, and prominent delegates included Gjergj Fishta, Ndre Mjeda, Mit'hat Frashëri, Sotir Peçi, Shahin Kolonja, and Gjergj D. Qiriazi.

Congress of Manastir

Congress of Monastiralphabet congressMonastir Congress
Notably being the chairman of the commission of the Congress of Monastir, which sanctioned the Albanian alphabet.

Albanian literature

AlbanialiteratureAlbanian
He is regarded as the national poet of Albania and one of the most influential Albanian writers of the 20th century for his epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís and the editor of two of the most autoritative magazines after Albania's independence, Posta e Shypniës (1916–1917) and founder of Hylli i Dritës (1913-).
Gjergj Fishta (1871–1940), wrote a poem of national epos breadth The Highland Lute (Lahuta e malësisë) in 17.000 verses, in the spirit of Albanian historical and legendary epos, depicting the struggles of Northern highlanders against Slav onslaughts.

National epic

epicepicsnational epic poem
Fishta was under influence of Croatian Franciscan friars as a student in monasteries in Austria-Hungary, when he wrote his main work Lahuta e Malcís, influenced by the national epics of the Croatian and Serbian literature according to Robert Elsie.

Albanians

AlbanianAlbanian peopleethnic Albanian
Gjergj Fishta (23 October 1871 – 30 December 1940) was an Albanian franciscan friar, poet, educator, politician, rilindas, translator and writer.
Pioneers of the time include Asdreni, Faik Konica, Fan Noli, Lasgush Poradeci, Migjeni who chose to portray themes of contemporary life and most notably Gjergj Fishta who created the epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís.

Society for the Unity of the Albanian Language

Bashkimi (Union) SocietyBashkimiShoqnia Bashkimi
In 1899, Fishta, along with Preng Doçi and Ndre Mjeda founded the Shoqnia e bashkimit të gjuhës shqipe (Society for the Unity of the Albanian Language) literary society, usually known as the Shoqnia Bashkimi (The Union Society), or simply Bashkimi (The Union) of Shkodra for publishing Albanian language books.
Other Catholic clerics who joined were Jak Serreqi, Lazër Mjeda, Ndoc Nikaj, Gjergj Fishta, Ndre Mjeda, Pashk Bardhi, Mark Shllaku, Dodë Koleci.

Albanian Literary Commission

Literary Commission
In 1916, he was core founder of the Albanian Literary Commission, where he unsuccessfully tried to place Shkodra subdialect as standard literary Albanian.
Some of the notable members were Gjergj Fishta, Luigj Gurakuqi, Hilë Mosi, Aleksander Xhuvani, Maximilian Lambertz, Gjergj Pekmezi, Ndre Mjeda, Sotir Peçi, and Mati Logoreci.

Fishtë

Fishte
Gjergj Fishta was born in Fishtë, of the Zadrima region, then Ottoman Empire, to Ndoka and Prenda Kaçi.
*Gjergj Fishta, Albanian national poet

Kreševo

Franciscan monastery in KreševoKresevo
He studied philosophy and Catholic theology in Bosnia (seminaries in Kraljeva Sutjeska, Franciscan monastery in Livno, Franciscan monastery in Kreševo), among Bosnian Croats.
Famous student of the seminary in Kreševo include Albanian poet Gjergj Fishta.

Ndre Mjeda

In 1899, Fishta, along with Preng Doçi and Ndre Mjeda founded the Shoqnia e bashkimit të gjuhës shqipe (Society for the Unity of the Albanian Language) literary society, usually known as the Shoqnia Bashkimi (The Union Society), or simply Bashkimi (The Union) of Shkodra for publishing Albanian language books.
In 1899, Mjeda, along with Preng Doçi and Gjergj Fishta founded the Shoqnia e bashkimit të gjuhës shqipe (Society for the Unity of the Albanian Language) literary society, usually known as the Shoqnia Bashkimi (The Union Society), or simply Bashkimi (The Union) of Shkodra for publishing Albanian language books.

Prend Doçi

Preng DoçiPrenk DoçiPrimus Docchi
In 1899, Fishta, along with Preng Doçi and Ndre Mjeda founded the Shoqnia e bashkimit të gjuhës shqipe (Society for the Unity of the Albanian Language) literary society, usually known as the Shoqnia Bashkimi (The Union Society), or simply Bashkimi (The Union) of Shkodra for publishing Albanian language books.
Together with him there were Dom Ndoc Nikaj, Luigj Gurakuqi, Dom Gjergj Fishta, Dom Dodë Koleci, Father Pashk Bardhi, Dom Lazër Mjeda, etc. The society came out with the so-called Bashkimi alphabet, which would become one of the three alphabets considered for the standard Albanian alphabet during the Congress of Monastir in 1908.

Albanian National Awakening

rilindasAlbanian RenaissanceRilindja
Gjergj Fishta (23 October 1871 – 30 December 1940) was an Albanian franciscan friar, poet, educator, politician, rilindas, translator and writer.
The Congress was hosted by the Bashkimi (unity) club, and prominent delegates included Gjergj Fishta, Ndre Mjeda, Mit'hat Frashëri, Sotir Peçi, Shahin Kolonja, and Gjergj D. Qiriazi.

Maximilian Lambertz

Lambertz, Maximilian
* Maximilian Lambertz: Gjergj Fishta und das albanische Heldenepos "Lahuta e Malsisë" – Laute des Hochlandes.
In Shkodra, he collaborated with Gjergj Fishta, editor of the newspaper Posta e Shypnisë (The Albanian Post) during 1916–1918, in which he published several posts.

Order of Friars Minor

O.F.M.OFMFranciscan
Gjergj Fishta (23 October 1871 – 30 December 1940) was an Albanian franciscan friar, poet, educator, politician, rilindas, translator and writer.

Friar

friarsFrayFra
Gjergj Fishta (23 October 1871 – 30 December 1940) was an Albanian franciscan friar, poet, educator, politician, rilindas, translator and writer.

Albania

Republic of AlbaniaAlbanianALB
He is regarded as the national poet of Albania and one of the most influential Albanian writers of the 20th century for his epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís and the editor of two of the most autoritative magazines after Albania's independence, Posta e Shypniës (1916–1917) and founder of Hylli i Dritës (1913-).

Epic poetry

epic poemepicepics
He is regarded as the national poet of Albania and one of the most influential Albanian writers of the 20th century for his epic masterpiece Lahuta e Malcís and the editor of two of the most autoritative magazines after Albania's independence, Posta e Shypniës (1916–1917) and founder of Hylli i Dritës (1913-).

Paris Peace Conference, 1919

Paris Peace ConferenceVersailles Peace Conference1919 Paris Peace Conference
He was part of the Albanian delegation to the Versailles Conference, 1919.

People's Socialist Republic of Albania

AlbaniaPeople's Republic of AlbaniaCommunist Albania
After the communist regime came to power, his literary oeuvre has been taken out of circulation, and it stayed so until the fall of communism.

Fall of communism in Albania

fall of communismcollapse of communismcollapse of the communist regime
After the communist regime came to power, his literary oeuvre has been taken out of circulation, and it stayed so until the fall of communism.

Zadrima

Gjergj Fishta was born in Fishtë, of the Zadrima region, then Ottoman Empire, to Ndoka and Prenda Kaçi.