Codigo de Hammurabi

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Hammurabi
1790 BC
Babylonian King
Conquers most of
Mespopotamia
Law Code of
Hammurabi
El Código de Hamurabi
• Standardized Law =
Consistent
• Codified Law = Written
•Everyone knew the LAW
Todos no eran iguales pero todos tenían la
protección igual de la ley . . . la mujeres
también
El Código of Hamurabi
El Codigo de Hamurabi era una lista de 282 leyes que fueron
combinadas y escritas en una pared de un pilar de 8 pies en
1280 AD para que vieran toda la gente de f Babilonia.
Cual es la cosa mas famosa sobre
Hamurabi?
“An eye for an eye.”
Si era famosa, pero el código de Hamurabi
fue una colección de leyes para seguir
con unos castigos fijos para los que no lo
siguieran.
.
Los Desafios de Gobernar
Uno de los problemas que enfrentaba las civiliaciones antiguas era la
establecimiento de los leyes cuando la gente empezaban a vivir en
comunidades en vez de cazar y recollectar para la comida.
El proceso de gobernarnos es duro y hoy en día estamos perfeccionándolo.
Nuestras actividades en grupo nos enseña un poco unos problemas que
enfrentaran a las civilizaciones antiguas.
¿Por qué necesitaban leyes la
socieded en Babilonia?
En grupos más pequeños de cazador-cosechas todos se
conocían y se confiaban. Los líderes podían hacer
decisiones facilmente.
La situación cambió cuando las ciudades más grandes
crecían. Unas leyes justas y consistentes eran necesarias.
POD 1 = #229
If a builder builds a house for
a man and does not make its
construction sound, and the
house which he has built
collapses and causes the
death of the owner of the
house, the builder shall be
put to death.
POD 2 = #110
If a "sister of god" (nun)
who is not living in a
convent opens a wine shop
or enters a wine shop for a
drink, they shall burn that
woman.
POD 3 = #117
If a man be in debt and is
unable to pay his creditors, he
shall sell his wife, son, or
daughter, or bind them over to
service. For three years they
shall work in the houses of
their purchaser or master; in
the fourth year they shall be
given their freedom.
POD 4 = #143
If the woman has not been
careful but has gadded about,
neglecting her house and
belittling her husband, they
shall throw that woman into
the water.
POD 5 = #185
If the woman has not been
careful but has gadded about,
Ifneglecting
a man takes
his own
home a
herinhouse
and
young
boyher
as a
son and they
rears him,
belittling
husband,
one may
not
bring
claiminto
for that
shall
throw
that
woman
adopted
the
water.son.
POD 6 = #195
If a son strike his
father, his hands
shall be hewn off.
POD 7 = #2
If any one bring an accusation
against a man, and the accused go
to the river and leap into the river, if
he sink in the river his accuser shall
take possession of his house. But if
the river prove that the accused is
not guilty, and he escape unhurt,
then he who had brought the
accusation shall be put to death,
while he who leaped into the river
shall take possession of the house
that had belonged to his accuser.
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