This will be on the quiz. From the Washington Post.
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December 4, 2014 at 12:01 am
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Mayke de Jong “The Limits of Kinship: Anti-Incest Legislation in the Early Medieval West (500-900), in Jan Bremmer’s From Sappho to De Sade, 1989, addresses the legal imposition of marriage restrictions on any requests for a marriage with a person within 8 degrees of relatedness. This graph indicates 7 degrees. Just so you get the picture of population management as early as 800 AD. After World War 1, the limit was reduced by the Pope to 3 degrees, as already practiced in England regularly – marriage to first cousins was permitted.
December 4, 2014 at 12:45 am
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