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Unformatted text preview: 1. Divination Checking entrails of sacrificed victims for words form gods ii. Kings drived form Priests who gained power b. Writing early on i. Cuneiform c. Gilgamesh i. First king of Uruk ii. Tons of stories made of him d. Lugal Anamundu 9. Akkadianis a. Sargon of Akade -2370 b.c i. Wished to be king of all places b. Conquered Sumer, c. Made a rich city 10. Amorites, (Babylonians) a. Took over the raiding empires of what was once Akkadians b. Ammurubi 1776 b.c i. Made a law book Ammurubis code ii. Written in Cuneiform, iii. Series of laws for punishments and offenses iv. Posted on huge pillars in the middle of town v. To equals its equal offence but if it was to a lower class its most likely a fine...
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- Spring '11