He never mentioned her in conversations with outsiders.
She never called her parents-in-law, husband, or her brother-in-law by their names. Tell us your secret, if it isnt the pet name of your brother-in-law!
According to He constructed a model of Circassian society in which confraternities were the basic units of social structure.
These prescribed exogamous marriage, and the bought bride became a communal possession.
This custom was sanctioned to lessen sibling rivalry.
Some vestiges of this custom can still be evidenced in the .
Classical Circassian society went through two phases of gender domination.