Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Questions and answers

Questions and answers

Questions for Sayyid Muhammad Yazdi Firuzabadi in Najaf, regarding the power of attorney to perform divorce; a father’s permission for marriage or temporary marriage of an adult virgin woman; the amount of mahr in case the husband dies before consummating marriage; alimony for an adult woman in a marriage with an underage boy or vice versa; the waiting period for woman in case of the death of her husband before consummation; marrying a sister-in-law after a wife’s death in case of the mother-in-law breastfeeding the man’s son; alimony in temporary marriage and during pregnancy after divorce; dividing the inheritance of a woman amongst her husband, maternal grandfather and half-brother; revocation of power of attorney in case of either party’s death; marriage after death or divorce of the husband; and the right to abstinence when the husband or wife has a contagious disease

Item Details

  • Date late 19th/early 20th century
  • Dimensions 18 x 11 cm
  • Collections Amir Hossein Nikpour
  • Repository Amir Hossein Nikpour Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 6 February 2020
  • Last Edited 12 March 2020
  • Record no. 14142A488
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