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Greek Inheritance

Greek Inheritance  

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In the ancient Greek world the estate (klēros) of a deceased man was shared equally among his surviving sons, or their surviving sons. The older sons might have had first ...
incest

incest  

Prohibited sexual intercourse between close relatives. See also incest taboo, genetic sexual attraction. [From Latin incestus incest, from in- not+castus chaste or pure]
Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead  

(1901–1978)US anthropologist noted for her studies of preliterate societies and her work on the role of culture in character development.Mead studied psychology at Barnard College, where she ...
Roman Inheritance

Roman Inheritance  

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By 450 bce, Roman law already regulated inheritance whether the deceased had left a will or not. Intestacy occurred when the deceased had made no will or when his will ...
sexuality

sexuality  

Both Greeks and Romans divided sexual behaviour into active/passive as well as (some say, ‘but not’) homosexual/heterosexual. The normative role for adult males was penetrative (‘active’); penetrated ...
social organization

social organization  

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A general term for all patterns of relationship and structures in social life, especially when seen in macrosociological perspective, or as phenomena independent of psychology. It is also one of ...

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