Proof Of Marriage/ Ciron (ATHENS)

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SUMMARY    

  • Son of Ciron's daughter is acting as her defendant and providing evidence so she can inherit/ make a claim to her fathers estate.
  • Her husband is dead or divorced, we know this because her closest male relative/her guardian is her son.
  • She's respectable so she is not present and her name isn't mentioned in trial.
  • This case illustrates that women had no legal voice and very little financial status.

WHAT IT TELLS US ABOUT THIS SOCIETY

MARRIAGE

illigitimate women would not have been afforded a a wedding feast or marriage-banquet to phratry, implies that

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