[b-hebrew] virginity

Peter Kirk peter at qaya.org
Mon Jul 16 18:00:46 EDT 2007


On 16/07/2007 22:55, Harold Holmyard wrote:
> ...
> HH: As already mentioned, This custom of parents checking the bed sheets after the nuptial night for signs of virginity has been a custom even outside of the Judeo-Christian heritage. 
>
>   
If you are referring to my comment, it was not about a situation 
properly "outside of the Judeo-Christian heritage", for a lot of Islamic 
customs have a Jewish or Christian basis, or perhaps just a common 
Semitic one.

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