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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 “Ammurubi’s 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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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course HIST 201 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '11 term at Harrisburg Area Community College.
- Spring '11