Polygamy Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Polygamy

  1. Bluebeard chevalier slays his six wives; seventh evades similar fate. [Fr. Fairy Tale: Harvey, 96–97]
  2. David had many wives. [O.T.: I Samuel 25:43–44; II Samuel 3:2–5]
  3. Draupadi princess won by Arjuna, brings her home as the wife of all five brothers. [Hindu Lit.: Mahabharata]
  4. Islam religion permits four wives. [Islam: WB, A:549]
  5. Lamech first man to have two wives. [O.T.: Genesis 4:19–20]
  6. Mongut of Siam, King 9000 wives and concubines. [Thai. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 279]
  7. Mormons religious sect; once advocated plural marriage. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1833]
  8. Muhammad had a total of ten wives and ten or fifteen concubines. [Islam: Brewer Dictionary, 614]
  9. Solomon 700 wives, princesses, and 300 concubines. [O.T.: I Kings 11:1–8]