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The money and property that a woman brings to her husband in marriage is called a dowry.

a. True b. False

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The money and property that a woman brings to her husband in marriage is called a dowry.

a. True
b. False

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This is true!
(answer a).
Dowry has been known since the antique, for example in later periods of ancient Greece, in Babylon and in the Roman empire.
Dowry is often connected to the concept of since only sons inherited, dowry was a way of making sure that the daughters would also be financially secure.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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