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General Discussion: Marriage in ancient greece..?


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stormkaiser Tue, 28 Apr 2009 08:12:33 -0500 CDT

I read that usually marriage happens around the time of winter, january which is a month sacred to hera. Ofcourse you would want to be blessed by hera when getting married. Woman married from an average age of 15 which guaranteed virginity and men around 30 when they would have finished military service. Typical celebrations would be held before the wedding such as the bride sacirficing her chilhood objects liek a doll to say she is a child no longer and the father of the bride and groom would sit together to chat making a pact and an official giving away of his daughter.



greecesucks Sun, 12 Apr 2009 11:39:01 -0500 CDT

I REALLY dont see why anyone would care. When you finally find out your gonna die somehow painful (I WISH)



snackbar_polkadots Thu, 20 Nov 2008 15:48:27 -0600 CST

gah, i was wondering the same thing :( hah..yeah someone should tell us this.



blabla Wed, 14 May 2008 04:09:23 -0500 CDT

Hello all. just wondering if anybody had an information on what happend when two people were married in ancient greece.

please help!!!!!!

Thanks heaps



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