His last will fulfilled: Robert Elsie to be buried in Albanian Alps

Robert Elsie dressed in Albanian traditional dressing
Robert Elsie dressed in Albanian traditional dressing

 The last will of the prominent Albanologist, Robert Elsie, who passed away on October 2, 2017, was for his body to rest in the Albanian Alps.

The National Library of Albania has announced today that in fulfillment of the last will of the prominent Albanologist, Robert Elsie, to be buried in the Albanian Alps (in Theth), his body will stay tomorrow, on October 17, at The National Library for homage, from 14:00 to 16:00, when will be held the escort ceremony to Shkodra.

"GSH" journalist Fatmira Nikolli has confirmed that Robert Elsie will be rest wearing a popular Albanian fressing.

Robert Elsie dressed in Albanian traditional dressing
Robert Elsie dressed in Albanian traditional dressing
Photographer Roland Tasho has sent to his family a traditional suit of the area of Shkodra, with which the Albanologist body is dressed.

Robert Elsie passed away on October 2 due to a rare illness at the age of 67.

Albanologist Robert Elsie is the most prominent name among the late 20th-century and early 21st century albanologists.

Born in 1950 in Vancouver, Canada, Elsie was familiar with Albanian and Albanian during the 1970s when, as a student in Germany when visited Tirana with a group of students./Oculus News

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