Code of Hammurabi

18 Nov
hammurabi photoIn Chapter 4, lesson 1 we will learn about early empires in Mesopotamia and the Code of Hammurabi. It is a great example of a primary source and is one of the oldest deciphered writings in the world and can now we found in the Louvre in Paris, France.
Document-Based Question: What do you think these laws tell you about justice at this time? Look at examples of some of the laws on page 115 of your textbook, or click the link above. 

 

4 Responses to “Code of Hammurabi”

  1. Hayato November 21, 2013 at 2:11 pm #

    The second video was funny. I think it will be fun to try something like that!

  2. Vinay November 22, 2013 at 6:33 am #

    I think it wasn’t fair for high class people should have the same punishment as low class people, because their both human their not different.

    Do you agree?

  3. Rika November 22, 2013 at 6:42 am #

    I like both video.Because fist video is so cool and second video is so fun.

  4. Daewon Kim November 22, 2013 at 6:56 am #

    I think the second video is more clear and made me understand better than the first video. I think we might do one of those in our class too!

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