Re: PIE motherhood

From: etherman23
Message: 25509
Date: 2003-09-04

--- In, "lifeiscool86" <lifeiscool86@...>
> Is there any linguistic or archaeological evidence that the PIE
> women covered their heads? I've noticed many traditional European
> women, including in my own IE inheritance, wearing "veils" to cover
> their heads.

This might stem from one of Paul's epistles (I don't remember which
one) where he explain why women should wear hats in church but men
shouldn't (or something like that). This might be a Jewish or Roman
custom that spread to other cultures.