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86. Proof of marriage. Athens, 4th cent. BC (Isaeus 8.18- 20. G)
- The speaker needs to prove that his mother is the legitimate child of his maternal grandfather.
- This is because of Pericles' Citizenship Law, which says that you need to have two married legitimate Athenian parents in order to be legitimate and inherit the oikos/household. (see Euphiletus)
"because she is a respectable woman, her name is not mentioned" (see Neaera)