Which is the origin of the eagle and what does it symbolized for the Albanians in certain periods of their history? In the exhibition of 2010 organized by Mr. Shpëtim Sala, some important personalities shared with the students of History of Tirana University and AS@N network , some interesting information.
The two-headed eagle has started being documented by our ancestors since the VI century. “We have inherited by our ancestors from the Bronze Age, in the form of ancient art, heads of birds in opposite directions in cult objects and decoration, but the second ones bear the symbolism of ancient religious beliefs. The double head of the eagle has been present in all ages that our country has been through…
The double head eagle has been present in all ages that our country has been through… In ancient times and ongoing double-headed eagle represents the solar power in this world, the earthly world and the hereafter, day and night, as a single body that exists displayed only with the unit within the dual unity”, has said Brahaj as he counts all the evidence that we have for the worship and the use of this symbol, since the proto Illyrian, Illyrian, followed later in the period of Skanderbeg and later, on independence day. In a commemorative atmosphere, among the few who remembered the Flag Day were only young people. Two days ago, Albanian Students Abroad Network (AS @ N) held a roundtable titled “The ancient origin of the Albanian flag”.
The Albanian Nationwide Collectors Center displayed in “History of Albanian National Flag 1910-1937” exhibition original and interesting artifacts.
The meeting chaired by a researcher of Albanian heraldry Jaho Brahaj was organized with the participation of Albanian youth graduated abroad and students in the branch of History in the Faculty of Tirana, who participated in an open debate on the subject of the flag, the importance of the national heritage and youth involvement in its protection and promotion. For this theme the researcher Brahaj, brought in a chronological way the evolution of the double-headed eagle until in our days.