Family structure in the Pontus
Author(s) : Sapkidi Olga (7/9/2002)Translation : Nakas Ioannis
For citation: Sapkidi Olga, "Family structure in the Pontus",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7841>
A household that consists of more than one nuclear familes connected to one another through kinship relations (parents, children, siblings etc).
A kinship system according to which a person belongs to his/her father group of relatives, from which it inherits his/her name, social status and property.
The settlement of the newly married couple at the house of the groom's father.
1. The patriarchal family
2. The household in the Pontus
3. Terminology of kinship
4. The marriage
5. In retrospective
6. Beyond stereotypes
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