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The Speeches of Isaeus: With Critical and Explanatory Notes
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Page 359 - ... for their father and mother both sprang from the body of the same (man). 134. But if, after a daughter has been appointed, a son be born (to her father), the division (of the inheritance) must in that (case) be equal; for there is no right of primogeniture for a woman.
Page 359 - He who has no son may make his daughter in the following manner an appointed daughter (putrika, saying to her husband), ' The (male) child, born of her, shall perform my funeral rites.
Page 564 - Whether we look at the rights of succession, or at the duties of the blood-feud, or at the honours owed to the dead, we discover on all sides signs that the i-numia. was not a conception that could be extended indefinitely
Page 566 - ... his soul has a mind, justly or unjustly, to expel from his family a son whom he has begotten and brought up, shall not lightly or at once execute his purpose ; but first of all he shall collect together his own kinsmen, extending to cousins, and in like manner his son's kinsmen by the mother's side, and in their presence he shall accuse his son, setting forth that he deserves at the hands of them all to be dismissed from the family...