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The Mespotamians     World History 9    st. Anne’s-Belfield
Order    inMesopotamia
Identify the powers held by rulers inMesopotamia, ca 2800BC-500BC.
Explain the connection between   the advents of    agriculture &civilization and the need for codifiedlaw in the Near East...
Identify the powers held by rulers inMesopotamia, ca 2800BC-500BC.
Historical Context: Hammurabi’s Code   What was the political structure of Sumer?   What nomadic warriors invaded and conq...
Babylonian Empire•   What city did the Amorites make their                    capital?
Hammurabi’s Code•   The Amorite Empire reached it’s heigh under what king?•   As emperor, why would Hammurabi have commiss...
Hammurabi’s Code• The Amorite Empire reached it’s height under what king?•“IWhy did Hammurabi commission the Code? (i.e. w...
Hammurabi’s Code•    The Amorite Empire reached it’s heigh under what king?•    As emperor, why would Hammurabi have commi...
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
Mesopotamian empires 1213
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Mesopotamian empires 1213

  1. 1. The Mespotamians World History 9 st. Anne’s-Belfield
  2. 2. Order inMesopotamia
  3. 3. Identify the powers held by rulers inMesopotamia, ca 2800BC-500BC.
  4. 4. Explain the connection between the advents of agriculture &civilization and the need for codifiedlaw in the Near East ca 2000BC.
  5. 5. Identify the powers held by rulers inMesopotamia, ca 2800BC-500BC.
  6. 6. Historical Context: Hammurabi’s Code What was the political structure of Sumer? What nomadic warriors invaded and conquered ALL OF Mesopotamia around 2000BC?
  7. 7. Babylonian Empire• What city did the Amorites make their capital?
  8. 8. Hammurabi’s Code• The Amorite Empire reached it’s heigh under what king?• As emperor, why would Hammurabi have commissioned the Code? (i.e. what purpose(s) did it serve?)• What principles guided Hammurabi’s Code? 1.Government Responsibility for Society
  9. 9. Hammurabi’s Code• The Amorite Empire reached it’s height under what king?•“IWhy did Hammurabi commission the Code? (i.e. what am the king of justice to whom Shamash has purpose(s) did it serve?) committed the truth".• What principles guided Hammurabi’s Code? 1.Retaliation 2.Discrimination 3.Government Responsibility for Society
  10. 10. Hammurabi’s Code• The Amorite Empire reached it’s heigh under what king?• As emperor, why would Hammurabi have commissioned the Code? (i.e. what purpose(s) did it serve?)• What principles guided Hammurabi’s Code? 1. Government Responsibility for Society 2. Retaliation 3. Discrimination

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