Natural Law: Cyrus The Great

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This would have been an effective example as it was the first real attempt to give people what we would call today, human rights and paved the way for further progression in this area. From Babylon the concept of human rights spread quickly to other countries such as Greece, India and Rome. This then inspired the formation of Natural Law in Rome which centred around unwritten rules that people tended to follow instinctively (naturally). This was in 27BC however the concept of Natural Law was not widely accepted by those in power and it was not until almost a thousand years later in England where it was decreed that no one could over rule the rights of the people. However what Cyrus the Great put in place does have some limitations and weaknesses
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