Marriage amongst Iranian People (Case Study, Abarkooh City, Yazd, Iran)

Neda Hooshmand Abarkhooyee, Ali Edalati, Zainab Ghadar Band Shirazifard


Nowadays, monographic studies amongst different communities are received particular significance as a method to disseminate tribal culture and customs. This paper aims at the formality of marriage in Abarkooh- Iran in which there have been very interesting customs that are going to be forgotten. Abarkooh is an ancient town in Yazd province of Iran that has been investigated historically and anthropologically. Choosing a spouse was performed ingeniously according to the social class and job position as well as suitor’s preferences.

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