Hammurabis Laws and Exodus

Hammurabis Laws and Exodus - Selected Laws from Hammurabi's...

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Selected Laws from Hammurabi's Stele • 1: If a man has accused another man of a capital offense and has not proved him guilty, the accuser shall be put to death. • 196-197: If a man has put out the eye of a son of another man , they shall put out his eye. If a man has broken the bone of another man , they shall break his bone. • 199: If a man has destroyed the eye of another man’s slave or broken the bone of another man’s slave, he shall pay one half the slave's value.
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Selected Laws from Hammurabi's Stele 215: If a surgeon has performed a major operation on a man with a bronze scalpel and has saved the man’s life, or he opened an eye infection of a man with a bronze scalpel and has saved the man’s eye, he shall receive ten shekels of silver. 218: If a surgeon has performed a major operation on a man with a bronze scalpel and has caused the man’s death, or he opened an eye infection of a man and has destroyed the man’s eye, they shall cut off his hand. 229-230: If a builder has constructed a house for a man but has not made his work strong, with the result that the house that he built collapsed and caused the death of the house's owner, that builder shall be put to death. If it has caused the death of the owners son, they shall put to death the builder's son.
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Exodus, Chapter 20 1: And God spoke all these words, saying, 2: "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3:
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ARCH 101 taught by Professor Cline during the Spring '08 term at GWU.

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