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King Hammurabi

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This presentation was prepared for students in Ms AmyLC's Social Science class.

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    • Where do laws come from?
    • What are the oldest laws?
    • Some examples of ancient laws…
    • …the Quran
    • …the QuranDo not mix truth with falsehood; or hide the truth while you realize it.
    • ..the Ten Commandments
    • …the Ten Commandments Do not lie about your neighbor.
    • I am King Hammurabi.I created the first written laws.
    • I am King Hammurabi.I created the one the earliest written laws.
    • King Hammurabi andthe First Written Code of Law
    • King Hammurabi andthe First Written Code of Law
    • King Hammurabi andthe First Written Code of Law Code = System
    • King Hammurabi andthe First Written Code of Law Code = System
    • King Hammurabi ruled Babylonia,an important city-state in Mesopotamia,about 4,000 years ago, around 1780, BCE.
    • Hammurabi: King of Babylon
    • Mesopotamia is in the area called the Middle East. meso = between potamia = rivers
    • Babylon
    • Tigris RiverEuphrates River
    • Scribes used a stylus to write on clay tablets.
    • This is called a stela.Hammurabi declared that stele must be displayed allaround Babylonia to prove that King Hammurabi had theright to rule.
    • This picture shows Hammurabi standingbefore the sun god, Shamash, theMesopotamian god of justice.Shamash is giving Hammurabi his rod andhis throne.The picture shows that Hammurabi got hispower from the gods.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.Punishments for patricians, plebiansand slaves were not equal.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.Punishments for patricians, plebiansand slaves were not equal.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.Punishments for patricians, plebiansand slaves were not equal.
    • Hammurabi listed laws about everyday life. Some laws were made forlaw-breakers.The laws were about……paying fair salaries for work;…paying for services;…replacing something lost or broken;…punishments.Punishments for patricians, plebiansand slaves were not equal.
    • 121. If a man stores his corn inanother mans house, he must payone gur per year.
    • 228. If a builder built a house for aman and finished it, the man shallpay him a fee of two shekels of silver.
    • 236. If a man rented his boat to asailor and the sailor was careless andthe boat sunk or became lost, thesailor must replace the boat to theowner.
    • 233. If a builder built a house for aman and a wall falls, that buildermust pay to make a new, strongerwall.
    • 282. If a slave tells his master, "Youare not my master," the master shallcut off his ear.
    • 196. If a man has knocked out theeye of a patrician, his eye shall beknocked out.
    • 200. If a patrician knocked out thetooth of another patrician, his toothshall be knocked out.
    • 201. If a patrician knocked out thetooth of a plebian, he shall pay onethird of a mina of silver.
    • 197. If a man broke the limb of apatrician, his limb shall be broken.
    • 229. If a builder built a house for aman and his work was not careful, ifthe house falls and kills the owner,that builder shall be put to death.
    • 14. If a patrician has stolen an ox,sheep, ass, pig or ship from a templeor a house, he shall pay thirtyfold. Ifhe is a plebian, he must pay tenfold.If he cannot pay, he shall be put todeath.
    • 14. If a patrician has stolen an ox,sheep, ass, pig or ship from a templeor a house, he shall pay thirtyfold. Ifhe is a plebian, he must pay tenfold.If he cannot pay, he shall be put todeath.
    • 14. If a patrician has stolen an ox,sheep, ass, pig or ship from a templeor a house, he shall pay thirtyfold. Ifhe is a plebian, he must pay tenfold.If he cannot pay, he shall be put todeath.
    • 22. If a man commits highwayrobbery, he shall be put to death.
    • 3. If a man has borne false witness ina capital trial, he shall be put todeath.
    • 14. If a man has stolen a child, heshall be put to death.
    • 195. If a son strikes his father, hishands shall be cut off.
    • What do we call Babylon today?• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Americans respectKing Hammurabi for writing the laws. Thissculpture is in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
    • Write about King Hammurabi.• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Write about King Hammurabi.• Who was King Hammurabi?• Where did he live?• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Write about King Hammurabi.• Who was King Hammurabi?• When and where did he live?• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Write about King Hammurabi.• Who was King Hammurabi?• When and where did he live?• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Write about King Hammurabi.• Who was King Hammurabi?• When and where did he live?• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Write about King Hammurabi.• Who was King Hammurabi?• When and where did he live?• Why was he important?• Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws.• What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?
    • Write about King Hammurabi. • Who was King Hammurabi? • When and where did he live? • Why was he important? • Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws. • What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?Write a paragraph that answers these questions.This essay will be your test.
    • Write about King Hammurabi. • Who was King Hammurabi? • When and where did he live? • Why was he important? • Give two examples of King Hammurabis laws. • What is your opinion of these laws? Why do you think these laws were so strict?Write a paragraph that answers these questions.This essay will be your test.