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Blood feuds[ edit ] "Blood feud" redirects here.
For other uses, see Blood Feud disambiguation. A blood feud is a feud with a cycle of retaliatory violence, with the relatives of someone who has been killed or otherwise wronged or dishonored seeking vengeance by killing or otherwise physically punishing the A family feud or their relatives.
In the English-speaking worldthe Italian word vendetta is used to mean a blood feud, but in reality it means personal "vengeance" or "revenge", originating from the Latin vindicta vengeancewhile the word faida would be more appropriate for a blood feud.
In the English-speaking world, "vendetta" is sometimes extended to mean any other long-standing feud, not necessarily involving bloodshed. Sometimes, it is not mutual, but rather refers to a prolonged series of hostile acts waged by one person against another without reciprocation.
An entire family is considered responsible for the actions of any of its members. Sometimes two separate branches of the same family have even come to blows, or worse, over some dispute.
Ponte dei Pugni "Bridge of Fists" in Venice was used by rival clans to stage fist fights The practice has mostly disappeared with more centralized societies where law enforcement and criminal law take responsibility for punishing lawbreakers.
In Homeric ancient Greecethe practice of personal vengeance against wrongdoers was considered natural and customary: Feud is a war, just as war is an indefinite series of revenges; and such acts of vengeance are sanctioned by the gods".
The executor of the law of blood-revenge who personally put the initial killer to death was given a special designation: Six Cities of Refuge were established to provide protection and due process for any unintentional manslayers.
The avenger was forbidden from harming the unintentional killer if the killer took refuge in one of these cities. As the Oxford Companion to the Bible states: The Middle Agesfrom beginning to end, and particularly the feudal era, lived under the sign of private vengeance.
The onusof course, lay above all on the wronged individual; vengeance was imposed on him as the most sacred of duties The solitary individual, however, could do but little.
Moreover, it was most commonly a death that had to be avenged. No moral obligation seemed more sacred than this The whole kindred, therefore, placed as a rule under the command of a chieftaintook up arms to punish the murder of one of its members or merely a wrong that he had suffered.
Historically, tribal feuding and banditry were a way of life for the Berbers of Morocco.Puzzle Games Quiz. Join the famous TV game show "Family Feud" with this free online version in English.
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A blood feud is a feud with a cycle of retaliatory violence, with the relatives of someone who has been killed or otherwise wronged or dishonored seeking vengeance by killing or otherwise physically punishing the culprits or their relatives.