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What are the consequences of the code of Hummurabi for ancient society, and how does this system of justice compares to modern American laws?

What are the consequences of the code of Hummurabi for ancient society, and how does this system of justice compares to modern American laws? Explain your point, by drawing on information about how the Code of Hammurabi emerged, the overall theme, and what you see as some of the more striking statues listed. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

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Mesopotamian men and women saw themselves as subservient to the divine beings and trusted people were helpless before the... View the full answer

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. Originally, Hammurabi would have displayed the stele at the site of Sippar, in modern-day Iraq, likely in a prominent... View the full answer

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