1988
DOI: 10.1177/036319908801300123
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Abstract: This article examines the private orations of classical Athens for evidence of the relations between brothers, brothers and sisters, and brothers-in-law. Although affection could exist between male siblings, Athenian inheritance laws, requiring equal division of the paternal estate among male heirs, stimulated conflict between brothers. Females, however, could not inherit if they had brothers, neither were their dowries equal to their brothers' share of the patrimony. The interest of the natal family in giving… Show more

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“…27 Vide e.g. Cox 1988, Golden 1990 Nueva York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11.185a-c,f,g, estela ática en mármol de Paros, ca. 540-530 a.C. A semejanza del monumento discutido por Marta González González, tanto la inscripción como la estela suscitan gran discusión entre los especialistas.…”
Section: El Epitafio De Mneságora Y Nicocaresunclassified
“…27 Vide e.g. Cox 1988, Golden 1990 Nueva York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11.185a-c,f,g, estela ática en mármol de Paros, ca. 540-530 a.C. A semejanza del monumento discutido por Marta González González, tanto la inscripción como la estela suscitan gran discusión entre los especialistas.…”
Section: El Epitafio De Mneságora Y Nicocaresunclassified