What kind of culture, and people do not take it, and wedding wedding preparations It passes all different. In particular, it was noticeable in the time of our ancestors. Today let's talk about the bride. First of all, they differed in all cultures value of the current event, that to some extent determined the composition of the "delegation" and the peculiarities of the procedure - Smotrin.
Earlier in the more affluent families brideIt was carried out in two stages: the acquaintance of young and matchmaker contract with the bride's father. As a rule, the bride began with prayer, then by tradition, all participants Smotrin three times bypassed around the table. Then the guests sat at the table, and began drinking tea, which completes the transition father and matchmaker to another room, where he drafted the contract. It stipulates the composition of the dowry of the bride, and the amount of bride price. There were times when the wedding was delayed or did not pass because of the breach of contract.
Dower, as an integral part of the thenweddings played an important role in all social strata of the population. During the arrangement, "collusion" or "bargaining" dowry thoroughly described, including movable and immovable property, as well as income from it. All of this inventory was a marriage contract.
In the working strata of the population dowryIt stipulated orally. Strict requirements are made not only with respect to the redemption. The bride's parents had the right to demand compensation from the groom. At the present time, this requirement is expressed as a bride price. At the time, the money raised from the ransom, were for the purchase of personal items for the bride.
Queen Smotrin, of course, was the bride, though she was a culprit of this unpretentious process was to remain silent, and for all time Smotrin change three attire.
The bride can make a bride examthe ability to run the household. The bride, in turn, had silently provide proof of their abilities, revenge and wash floors, cook, wash, sew, embroider, etc.
Bride also included a discussion of the processBride, which took place between the bride and her parents. Mother of the bride was supposed to present to the future son-in-cup "mead", if the bride came to his taste - the groom drank all to the bottom.
The bride is considered successful when the guests (except the bride and groom), and parents passed drinking brought by the father of the groom.