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Civilizations. Mr. Wilson Wren High School. The Code of Hammurabi. Babylonian law code, dating back to about 1772 BC. The Code consists of 282 laws, with scaled punishments, adjusting "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth" as graded depending on social status, of slave versus free man.

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civilizations

Civilizations

Mr. Wilson

Wren High School

the code of hammurabi
The Code of Hammurabi
  • Babylonian law code, dating back to about 1772 BC.
  • The Code consists of 282 laws, with scaled punishments, adjusting "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth" as graded depending on social status, of slave versus free man
trade expansion from local to regional and transregional
Trade Expansion from local to regional and transregional

Between Egypt and Nubia

Between Mesopotamia and the Indus River Valley

The first long-distance trade occurred between Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley in Pakistan around 3000 BC, historians believe. Traded luxury goods like: spices, textiles and precious metals. Cities that were rich in these commodities became financially rich, too, and had a desire for jewelry, fancy robes and imported delicacies.

  • Gold, ivory, ebony, ostrich feathers, doam (palm fruits), and exotic products, and animals like giraffes and monkeys.
  • These items were then traded through Egypt to the rest of the Mediterranean world
literature
Literature
  • The “Epic of Gilgamesh”- The Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from Mesopotamia, is amongst the earliest surviving works of literature.
  • Rig Veda- is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns.
  • Book of the Dead- The text consists of a number of Egyptian magic spells intended to assist a dead person's journey through the underworld, and into the afterlife.
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