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Kinship in Ancient AthensAn Anthropological Analysis$
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S. C. Humphreys

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198788249

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198788249.001.0001

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Rites de passage

Rites de passage

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(p.293) NineRites de passage
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Kinship in Ancient Athens
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S. C. Humphreys

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198788249.003.0010

This chapter discusses rituals as occasions for kin to gather together, specifically those with a marked social setting or socio-legal implications: these include the amphidromia, dekate, meion, choes, other ritual roles for male and female adolescents, koureion, betrothal, wedding, aphaeresis, divorce, and will making.

Keywords:   birth, meion, koureion, entry to deme, girls’ rituals, marriage, divorce, will making, rituals

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