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15 09, 2017

What’s the Enuma Elish? West Asian religion

By |2019-09-04T07:29:46-07:00September 15th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Clay tablets with cuneiform writing of the Enuma Elish Story of Creation By about the time of Hammurabi, about 1700 BC, people in the Babylonian Empire were beginning to write down this story about the creation of the world. Hammurabi of Babylon Mesopotamian religion West Asian cuneiform All our West Asia articles The name, Enuma Elish, comes [...]

14 09, 2017

Hammurabi of Babylon – Mesopotamia – West Asian history

By |2019-09-05T05:40:09-07:00September 14th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Code of Hammurabi (1700s BC) - Hammurabi of Babylon The Babylonian Empire About 1700 BC, there was a new king in Babylon. He pulled all the scattered cities of Mesopotamia back together into one empire. That's the Babylonian Empire. The king's name was Hammurabi. It's an Amorite name, so Hammurabi probably had Amorite ancestors. Who were [...]

14 09, 2017

Code of Hammurabi project – ancient West Asia

By |2019-09-05T05:40:16-07:00September 14th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Code of Hammurabi (1700s BC) Here are a few of the 282 laws of the Code of Hammurabi. Which of these laws do you think are good laws and why. Which laws would you change? Why? Write an essay, or discuss among your classmates. 3. If any one brings an accusation of any crime [...]