Marriage

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Betrothal
The Betrothal took place at any age and a girl was legally married from this age. A exchange of oaths between the father of the girl and the groom. They shook hands in fromt of witnesses as there was nothing to sign.
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Dowry
Protection for the wife. When a man married he got the dowry of the wife, but if he wanted a divorce he would have to return the dowry. This was set at 5% to 20% of the girls fathers wealth.
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Proaulia
The day before the wedding night.
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Gamos
The second day of the wedding ceremony. The day of the ceremony.
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Epaulia
Third day of wedding
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Card 2

Front

Protection for the wife. When a man married he got the dowry of the wife, but if he wanted a divorce he would have to return the dowry. This was set at 5% to 20% of the girls fathers wealth.

Back

Dowry

Card 3

Front

The day before the wedding night.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

The second day of the wedding ceremony. The day of the ceremony.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Third day of wedding

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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