Hasi

In the seventeenth century Has was recognized with another name like Shulla.                                                

Pjetër Mazreku (1586-1637) mentions in his writings Has or Shulla and says that in the area live a large number of Albanian Muslims.

Ancient History

Has territory is inhabited since ancient times.  Archaeological data and evidences are stored from the Neolithic (copper age), 2600-2200 BC.  The study of early culture in particular from inquiries and exploration of settlements and cemeteries, is benefited a rich material related to the time and space which throws light on the formation of culture and Illyrian ethnos. For the study of ancient occupancy of this region except the case findings in Golaj, Helshan, Fajza and Brrut, archaeological expeditions were taken by renowned scholars who have come to the conclusion that these people belong to ancient Dardania. In Has are found in ancient fortified residences, opened and caved ones.

Archaeological centers that are studied in Has are:

Location of Kruma (Ulez) in 1967 where explored eight Ancient Graves from 24 such and was found an inventory rich in pottery, weapons, stolid and metal tools dating back to the first period of the iron century XII - VIII BC.

In 1970-1972 were explored the ancient graves of Romajes whose foundation gave rich archaeological material similar to that of Kruma.

In 1987, we explored three ancient graves in Mujaj which gave little material but chronologically well-defined as the iron period mainly VI-V century BC. Such ancient graves are found  in the high territory of Has like Golaj , Perollaj, Helshan, Fajza, Tregtan, Brrut etc.

Cave dwellings  have a wide spread in the area of Has . Such is the Cave of Dajci studied in 1985 -1987, which has been inhabited since the Bronze and iron era, up to early antique. Such settlements are in the townships of Lipavec and Dobruna.

Other popular settlements in this district are:

Golaj Municipality villages: Golaj, Nikolic, Vlahen, Dobrune, Helshan, Kosturr, Perollaj, Zjeç, Letaj, Qarra, Bardhaj.

Many historians associate the country of origin of the national hero Scanderbeg with Has region where the tribe Mazreku is thought to have a relation with Skanderbeg tribe.