Skanderbeg’s Dying Counsel to His Fellow Albanians to Continue the Fight Against Islam

December 15, 2022

     As his comrades-in-arms surrounded his deathbed, the Master of Albania waxed philosophical. The two most important things in a man’s life, he offered, are first to “adore God” by faithfully serving him, and second, “to give our lives and to shed our blood for our country’s preservation and safety.”

Raymond Ibrahim, The Defenders of the West: The Christian Heroes Who Stood Against Islam (New York: Post Hill Press, 2022), 268.

Short Stories on Honor, Chivalry, and the World of Nobility—no. 859


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