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Matrilineal descents of the European royalty a work in progress by William Addams Reitwiesner

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Published by W.A. Reitwiesner in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Europe


  • Matrilineal kinship -- Europe -- Registers.,
  • Europe -- Kings and rulers -- Genealogy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby William Addams Reitwiesner.
LC ClassificationsCS404 .R45 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1587094M
LC Control Number91114540

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Among other pointers to the non-existence of any legal status for the mother in Indo-European society, the absence of a word *mātrius as a counterpart to patrius may be cited. All the facts adduced up till now prompt us to recognize the primacy of the concept of paternity in Indo-European. By. Shaye D. Cohen, the Littauer Professor of Hebrew Literature and Philosophy at Harvard University, has written a book and several articles on this issue specifically. Cohen found that matrilineal descent evolved from an original policy of patrilineal descent. In the Torah, a person’s status as a . The interested reader will find this line and s of other ones in Matrilineal Descents of the European Royalty (5th edition, ) by William Addams Reitwiesner. This monumental work is the largest collection of matrilineal genealogies ever assembled. It was compiled by William (who passed away in ) and is available in book format at the. Matrilineal Descent Groups - a women, her siblings (all), her children, her sisters children and her daughter's children - 15% of the unilineal descent groups found among contemporary societies are matrilineal - Includes: Native Americans (Navajo, Cherokee, Iroquois), Truk & Trobrianders of the Pacific, Bemba, Ashanti and Yao of Africa.