Since the dawn of time, men and women have sought tribal, clan or societal sanction to their unions through the ritual of marriage. These rituals have endured throughout the centuries and are windows for historians and anthropologists through which they can peek back in time. Some rituals are bizarre, some very tame, but they are all very symbolic and hopeful. Fertility, happiness, prosperity, fidelity, all the eternal themes that have moved Mankind are present in the rituals. Here are some of the most interesting wedding rituals from around the world.