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Patrilineality (a.k.a agnatic kinship) is a system in which one belongs to one's father's lineage; it generally involves the inheritance of property, names or titles through the male line as well. For other uses, see inheritance (disambiguation). ... Male is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, which produces sperm. ...


A patriline is a line of descent from a male ancestor to a descendant (of either sex) in which the individuals in all intervening generations are male. In a patrilineal descent system (= agnatic descent), an individual is considered to belong to the same descent group as his or her father. This is in contrast to the less common pattern of matrilineal descent. An ancestor is a parent or (recursively) the parent of an ancestor. ... Kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of cultural anthropology. ... Look up Sex in Wiktionary, the free dictionary The members of many species of living things are divided into two or more categories called sexes (or loosely speaking, genders). ... Male is the sex of an organism, or a part of an organism, which produces sperm. ... Kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of cultural anthropology. ... Kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of cultural anthropology. ... Matrilineality is a system in which one belongs to ones mothers lineage; it may also involve the inheritance of property or titles through the female line. ...


The agnatic ancestry of an individual is that person's pure male ancestry. An agnate is one's (male) relative in an unbroken male line: a kinsman with whom one has a common ancestor by descent in unbroken male line.


In medieval and later Europe, the Salic Law was purported to be the grounds for only males being able for hereditary succession to monarchies and fiefs, i.e in patrilieal or agnatic succession. A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... The King of the Franks, in the midst of the Military Chiefs who formed his Treuste, or armed Court, dictates the Salic Law (Code of the Barbaric Laws). ...


The fact that the Y chromosome is paternally inherited enables patrilines, and agnatic kinships, of individuals to be traced through genetic analysis. The human Y chromosome is one of two sex chromosomes, it contains the genes that cause testis development, thus determining maleness. ...


In the Bible

The line of descent for monarchs and main personalities is almost exclusively through the main male personalities. See Davidic line. Davidic line, or Davidic Kingdom, known in Hebrew as Malchut Beit David (Monarchy [of the] House of David) refers to the tracing of royal lineage by kings and major leaders in Jewish history to King David in Judaism. ...


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Patrilineality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (229 words)
Patrilineality (a.k.a agnatic kinship) is a system in which one belongs to one's father's lineage; it generally involves the inheritance of property, names or titles through the male line as well.
A patriline is a line of descent from a male ancestor to a descendant (of either sex) in which the individuals in all intervening generations are male.
In a patrilineal descent system (= agnatic descent), an individual is considered to belong to the same descent group as his or her father.
Patrilineal fertility decline along the Croatian frontier: 1720 - 1850 (29-Oct-1995) (846 words)
In 1976 Richard Easterlin proposed a scenario for the occurrence of high fertility on the edge of a rolling frontier and its decline behind that frontier as the frontier rolled forward.
To be linked to a patriline, a child must be born or marry within the region.
Thus, while the apparent fertility decline may indeed reflect smaller numbers of children ever-born, it may also reflect the tendency of males with few prospects of land-inheritance to out-migrate either before marriage or before all their children are born.
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