Explore Albania’s history and culture, where age-old traditions coexist with contemporary life. This category provides a comprehensive look at a nation that has seamlessly blended its past and present.
A Winding Ascent
The failure of pyramid schemes wiped out Albanians’ savings and unleashed a descent into violence, chaos and shredded trust.
Discover the ancient cities and civilizations of Albania going back to the Bronze Age Illyrians and tribes like the Ardiaei, Taulanti, and Bylliones who dominated different regions of modern day Albania.
Unearth the Byzantine influence that shaped Albania for over a millennium. From early Christianization to the rise of local principalities, delve into an era that’s often overlooked but deeply impactful.