If someone is too lazy to work on his dam and it breaks and ruins all the

If someone is too lazy to work on his dam and it

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If someone is too lazy to work on his dam and it breaks and ruins all the farmers crops, he must pay for it and he can’t pay for it, he must split his belongings among the farmers 3. Type of Economy a. According to this document, do you think most people in Babylonia made money in cities or in the country? In the country b. How do you know this from Hammurabi’s Code? Farmers needed more land to plant crops and sell them to make money
Document C: Society 1. Laws 196-199 discuss putting out the eye of “another man,” a “free man” and a “slave.” a. According to this document, whose eye was worth the most? The free man b. According to this document, whose eye was worth the least? The slave c. How do you know? Because a free man was worth a mina while a slave was worth half of that 2. Equality a. According to this document, was everyone equal in Babylonia? No b. How do you know this from Hammurabi’s Code? i. Evidence 1: the evidence about the free man ii. Evidence 2: And when the slave hurts the free man 3. Women a. According to law 138, what happens to a dowry if a man leaves his wife? Gives the dowry back to their family b. What does this suggest about the position of women in Babylonian society? They were only there to create offspring and nothing else
Summary: What are some of the limitations of Hammurabi’s Code as evidence of life in Babylonia?

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