Albanian Stories


The Eagle and the King

The Eagle and the King

Language: English/Albanian  Origin: Albania

Once there was a boy who used to go hunting in the mountains with his bow and arrow. One day, the boy spent all afternoon hunting in the mountains, but there were no animals to be found and he soon grew worried that there would be no food on his table that night...

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The Fool, the Sheep and the End of the World

The Fool, the Sheep and the End of the World

Language: English/Albanian  Origin: Albania

Nasreddin Hodja is the name of the wise fool in so many Turkish tales, and tales beyond Turkey through the Middle East and North Africa and far into the Balkans, into Russia, as far as India and China...

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Half Rooster

Half Rooster

Language: English/Albanian  Origin: Albania

Once upon a time, there was an old man and an old woman. And all they had in the world was one cat and one rooster...

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Hard Times (A True Story)

Hard Times (A True Story)

Language: English/Albanian  Origin: Kosovo

I was very young when the war started so I do not remember everything about it. I just remember that it was very scary...

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The Three Brothers

The Three Brothers

Language: English/Albanian  Origin: Albania

There was once a poor man who died and left his wife and son alone. The boy was named Kordha, and as time passed he grew to be big and strong. The mother and son were happy together but they were very poor. One day, Kordha asked his mother, ‘Is there nothing that my father left me to remember him by?’

 

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