From one of my trips in a traditional guesthouse in Edessa, I found this dowry contract (προικοσύμφωνο) of 1958. It mentions all the different items (such as mattresses, blankets and clothing) and the exact number of those to be transferred to the bride and her husband.
In contemporary Greece, dowry was removed from family law through legal reforms in 1983.
2nd day- Helmond to Venlo, 45 km “It’s 9.20 in the morning and I am ready to roll:-) I am trying not to concentrate on the bad outcome of my camera but on the bright sun that shows me the … Continue reading →
It‘s been a long time since I sold my motorbike and the only journeys I made were mostly by plane or train, with the first being by far my least favorable and the latter not giving me the pleasure of … Continue reading →