Hammurabi

Hammurabi - If someone brings charges he cant prove he himself is punished of the charge 5 Did Hammurabi’s law work for Mamint and Torl Why or

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Hammurabi’s Code of Laws 1. What different aspects of life did Hammurabi’s Code of Laws deal with? It deals with marriage, property land, trade and commerce, agriculture, wages and prices, treatment of slaves. 2. Which crimes were punishable by death? Rape, kidnapping, burglary, and corruption by a government official. 3. What was the reason for “writing” the code? So that people will know the laws and will be able to see them, as there 4. What would happen if you falsely accused someone?
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Unformatted text preview: If someone brings charges he cant prove, he himself is punished of the charge. 5. Did Hammurabi’s law work for Mamint and Torl? Why or why not? 6. Using Hammurabi’s code, imagine what the punishment for the following crime would be: You were a roofer and you built a roof for your neighbour Saluch, the clay brick maker. One month later, the roof collapsed on Saluch’s wife, Eseki. She dies in the “accident”; what would be your punishment in a Babylonian court?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 205 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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