Gallery

The galleries showing medieval and early modern illustrations of various traditional acts, gestures, ceremonies and rituals  of the customary system of conflict resolution.

FAIDA - Feud and Blood Feud

Medieval and early modern illustrations regarding acts of blood feud, vengeance, vindicta, vendetta, faida, Rache, Fehde, krvna osveta, hakmarrje, gjakmarrje, maščevanje, месть, wraak, mendeku, venjança, انتقام, 復仇 ...

Banishment - Bando

Medieval and early modern illustrations relating to banishment, outlawry and brigandage.

Hommage

Medieval and early modern illustrations showing the acts of homage, the first phase of the ritual of peacemaking in the customary system of conflict resolution.

Fides - Oath

Medieval and early modern illustrations showing the acts of swearing the oath (fides), i.e. truce, the second phase of the ritual of peacemaking in the customary system of conflict resolution.

Peace - Kiss of peace

Medieval and early modern illustrations showing the acts of Kiss of Peace, the traditional gesture of peace, love and marriage, the third and conclusive phase of the ritual of peacemaking in the customary system of conflict resolution.

Courts of Justice

Medieval and early modern illustrations of various Courts of Justice.

Montenegro & Albania

In the Montenegro and Albania the customary system of conflict resolution, osveta or gjakmarrje (vendetta) has been in the Adriatic area preserved for the longest.

Ex voto

Ex-voto’s from 16th and 17th Century which resume several scenes of violence that clearly reflect the widespread of enmities of the period.