Comparative Studies in Society and History

Husbands and Wives: Inheritance and Work

Brother-Sister Marriage in Roman Egypt

Keith Hopkinsa1

a1 Brunei University

A Favourable Horoscope: ‘If a son is born when the Sun is in the terms of Mercury, he will be successful and have great power … He will be brave and tall and will acquire property and moreover will be married to his own sister and will have children by her.’