Marriage: root mater (mother). Ritual: Greece: 1st day wedding preparation. 2nd day was celebrated contrto signature wedding feast and procession homeward future husband. 3rd day were given gifts. rome cum manu: wife husband depended on authority qe owned property. sine manu: wife depended on his father and could dispose of their property. Greece was married and with child nymfe Gyne. rome was married and with child uxor mater. the marriage bed was the thalamus.