Ancient Roman Weddings

Ancient Roman Weddings

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Ancient Roman weddings began in the morning. A lamb was sacrificed and the augurs consulted. As with modern weddings there was an exchange of gifts, a ring which at first was of iron but later of gold, and a contract in the presence of a number of witnesses and the Pontifex Maximus or other high-ranking priest.

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