The traditional dress of the Roma or gypsy culture differs between women and men; women traditionally wear full skirts to their ankles tied at the left side, and men wear suits with a neckerchief called a “diklo.” Men's ... More » Art & Literature Folklore

Only individuals who are born into one of the ethnic groups known as "gypsies" can be gypsies, otherwise it is impossible to become one. Gypsies sometimes marry those who are not gypsy, although it is widely discouraged.... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Gypsies, also called Roma or Romani people, possess a deep, rich history that includes their origin, worldwide demographics, continual persecution, vivid culture and isolation. Linguistic and genetic evidence traces west... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions
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