>I wonder if this is somehow a carry over from pagan times when women of
>> independent means were considered virgin because they did not rely on
>> any man for a living?
It there really evidence for this attitude or are you extropolating from the
What does brehon law have to say?
Personally, I could never see the big thing about virginity, male or femalre,
but then as all, I'm a product of my time. Wouldn't it be great to be able to
really be objective?