Examples Of Hammurabi's Code Dbq

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Name: Brianna
Cohort: UCLA
Question: Hammurabi’s Code: Was it just?

Hammurabi and his Codes
Did you know Hammurabi created the first set of laws.Hammurabi was a king of Mesopotamia.Hammurabi’s codes were laws.They were the first set of written laws. The purpose was to punish people for stealing ,murdering,and other things.Hammurabi’s codes were just because it is a punishment and they are fair to people.Hammurabi’s Code is just for two reasons family law and property law.

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Examples of just laws can first be found in the area of Family law . The first example is from document C “Law 129:If a married lady is caught (in adultery) with another man, they

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