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Christianity developed its own paradigm of the nuclear family and considered it reflected in the natural law. . . . It seems clear, simple and immutable. Father was responsible for his dependants [sic]; he owned the property, transferred it to his first-born son together with his name. The chain of command from the elders to the poorest vassals was complete.
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