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1 For the family relationships described here and in the following see p 334.
2 If a citizen died intestate, leaving daughters, but no sons, the daughters became heiresses （ ἐπίκληροι） and shared the estate between them. They were then obliged by law to marry their nearest male relatives, but not in the ascending line. The relatives concerned put in a claim before the Archon （ ἐπιδικασία）, and if it was not disputed, the Archon adjudged the daughters to them severally according to their degrees of relationship. If, however, as here, rival claimants appeared, a διαδικασία was held and the ἐπίκληροι were allotted accordingly.
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