Family Laws Hammurabi Essay

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Have you ever wondered what laws were like back then specifically the 18th century B.C.E.? Throughout time many leaders struggled with the task of making laws,and Hammurabi was one of them.This took place 4,000 years ago in a city-state named Babylon.He Ruled for 42 years and had 282 laws carved on a giant rock called stee-lees.This essay will show you how his laws were like back then and whether or not they were just. In Particular family laws, property laws, and personal injury laws.
Family laws were mostly fair but there's one in particular that wasn’t fair at all. My opinion on Law 129 was kinda just because i agree that adulterer should be punished but not to that extent drowning a person is a little to far.Next we have the sick wife
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