Marriage and Divorce

Michael L. Satlow

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199216437
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Classics and Ancient History

 Marriage and Divorce

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This article reviews the state of scholarship on Jewish marital and divorce practices. It focuses on the legal institutions that govern marriage and divorce — such as the kettubah — their demographics, and the customs and rituals that were connected to them.

Keywords: marital practices; divorce practices; legal institutions; kettubah; customs and rituals; demographics

Article.  8231 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies ; Classical History ; Marriage and the Family

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