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Arsinoe, or, The incestuous marriage

Henderson, Andrew

Arsinoe, or, The incestuous marriage

a tragedy

by Henderson, Andrew

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Published by Printed for the author and sold by J. Robinson ... and J. James in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesArsinoe, The incestuous marriage
Statementby Andrew Henderson
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 63 p
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15138246M

  The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. where brother-sister marriage was prescribed. Incest’s historicity is also apparent in the s revision of incest .   Those who argue for incestuous marriage, young marriage, or polygamy can point to historical practice of these institutions. For example: incest was practiced and encouraged by Zoroastrians, - the state did not prohibit sexual relations or marriage according to age, or had a much lower age limit than is currently permitted.

Buy Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon: A Royal Life (Women in Antiquity) by Donnelly Carney, Elizabeth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on . Rezension über Elizabeth Donnelly Carney: Arsinoë of Egypt and Macedon. A Royal Life (= Women in Antiquity), Oxford: Oxford University Press , XX + S., 13 Abb., ISBN .

Incestuous definition is - constituting or involving incest. How to use incestuous in a sentence. Ptolemy married Arsinoe while he was already king--she had been married to Lysimachus by her father, whose daughter was Ptolemy II's first wife. Ptolemy II divorced his first wife after Lysimachus' death and married Arsinoe. Further, the practice of royal incest was not common until much later, only becoming the norm under the late kings of the.


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Ptolemy and Arsinoe seem to have taken some steps to validate their union through mythological precedent. A poem by Theocritus, a figure in the Alexandrian court, equates the couple with Zeus and Hera (also siblings), an equivalence likely intended to assuage the Greek aversion to incestuous marriage.

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A tragedy. By Andrew Henderson, Author of the Edinburgh History of the late Rebellion. Arsinoe; or, the incestuous marriage Fleuron T Uj ibn Anaq is a giant, portrayed by some clerics although not mentioned in the Quran.

Ptolemy II Philadelphus and Arsinoe II Ptolemy Keraunos becomes king of Lysimachus' empire in the Aegean world; he marries Arsinoe and kills her sons Arsinoe flees to Samothrace or, later, to Egypt Here, she marries her brother, king Ptolemy II, who is from now on surnamed Philadelphus, 'man who loves his sister', which is a more or less.

incestuous definition: The definition of incestuous is an overly close relationship that seems improper, or inappropriate sexual behavior Arsinoe family members. (adjective) When two people who grew up together and who were always overly close begin a l.

Incestuous Marriages and Offspring in the Ptolemaic Dynasty Posted on Ma by M J Mann Towards the end of November last year, I wrote a couple of posts on Ptolemy I Soter’s family (you can read them here and here).

The life of Arsinoë II (c. c BCE), daughter of Ptolemy Soter, the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty, is characterized by dynastic intrigue.

Her marriage to her full brother Ptolemy II, king of Egypt, was the first of the sibling marriages that became the "dynastic signature" of the Ptolemies. With Ptolemy II, she ended her days in great wealth and security and was ultimately deified.4/5(1).

Incestuous relationships were so common in the Ptolemaic dynasty that Ptolemy II is often given the nickname “Philadelphus,” a word used to describe his marriage to his sister Arsinoe II. Almost every pharaoh of the dynasty thereafter was married to his or her brother or sister; Ptolemy II’s heir, Ptolemy III, along with his other.

Described as the most shocking book of the year, an anonymous author has detailed the year abusive and incestuous relationship she had with her father.

The account has sparked controversy over. Incest / ˈ ɪ n s ɛ s t / is human sexual activity between family members or close relatives. This typically includes sexual activity between people in consanguinity (blood relations), and sometimes those related by affinity (marriage or stepfamily), adoption, clan, or lineage.

The incest taboo is one of the most widespread of all cultural taboos, both in present and in past societies. Arsinoe married her full brother Ptolemy II, which was an unprecedented move, and became his queen. Elizabeth Carney states that the reason the siblings decided to marry each other was to deify their dynasty.

The marriage would greatly benefit Arsinoe and provided financial security for her last surviving s: 9. Now, the way to the throne was clear. In winter /5, Arsinoë II took part in the first (but far from the last) full-sibling marriage of the dynasty, marrying her brother Ptolemy II. There is no record of what their Egyptian subjects thought of this incestuous pairing but.

In a conference on the subject of Family in Antiquity to raise a discussion on incest can be considered at least provocative. Nevertheless the incestuous marriage of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe Philadelphus was no ordinary case. The instigator was a hellenistic king and pharaoh to Egypt and is commonly accepted as one of the greatest.

That final marriage lasted 10 years and apparently was enough for Philip II, as he spent the last eight years of his life single.

Dustin Koski also wrote Not Meant to Know, a dark fantasy novel which as far as he knows does not feature any incestuous marriages. Theocritus celebrates the incestuous marriage of Ptolemy Philadelphus with his sister Arsinoe.

The biggest family secret Phillips shared with the world, not only on Oprah but also in her book, whose incestuous marriage with Herodias. Incestuous Relationship Books Showing of 16 Breaking Jade (A Companion Book to The Fallocaust Series, #1) by.

Quil Carter (Goodreads Author) (shelved 1 time as incestuous-relationship) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. Also why are academics so ready to accept the notion of incestuous marriage between Arsinoe and Ptolemy11 when there is no evidence that this was a sexual relationship.

This seems to me to be obviously a political marriage only, in order to share power and responsbility with a trusted person in a climate of distrust, political instability.

Inbreeding, Incest, and the Incest Taboo: The State of Knowledge at the Turn of the Century By Arthur P. Wolf; William H. Durham Stanford University Press, Read preview Overview Sexual Abuse of the Child: A Treatment Model for the Incestuous Family By Mohl, Allan The Journal of Psychohistory, Vol.

38, No. 2, Fall   Incest between first-degree relatives, however, was a different story. The researchers examined four studies (including the Czech research) on the effects of first-degree incest.

9 Evolutionary Strategies Against Incest. Fortunately, Mother Nature has developed her own strategies to deter us from mating with close relatives. According to evolutionary psychologists, just observing your mother care for another baby is a cue that that other child is a sibling and discourages sexual attraction.

If you happen to be the youngest, being raised with other children by the same.Marriage is also forbidden between blood relations of the third and fourth degree, unless both partners have signed a declaration of consent.

(Dutch civil law book 1, articles 41 and ) Norway. Incest is illegal in Norway and is defined as intercourse between ancestors and descendants, siblings, and even stepfamily. It is punishable by up to. Support our efforts to make videos about what we want: Check my other channel Biographics!