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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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552 words

The term “phratry” refers to quasi-political groups in Greek city-states whose membership was determined probably by heredity and possibly by ...

phratry

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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Social sciences
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57 words

A form of organization or relation between a group of clans or other nominally related kinship groups. Phratry often revolves ...

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Stephen D. Lambert

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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1,095 words
with dialectal variations), in Greek states, groups with hereditary membership and probably normally associated with specific locality(ies). The members were ‘phrateres’, related to words ... More

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