viernes, 2 de octubre de 2009

Hammurabi´s Code..

Hammurabi was an ancient Babylonian king. He did something that no one had ever done before. The Sumerians had created the first written language, cuneiform. Using this written language, Hammurabi created the first written set of laws.

In Hammurabi's court, it did not matter if you were rich or poor. If you broke the law, and were found guilty, you would be punished.

Since the laws were clearly written down, everyone was expected to obey them.

What do you think about the following laws of Hammurabi´s Code?

  • If any one steal the property of a temple or of the court, he shall be put to death, and also the one who receives the stolen thing from him shall be put to death.
  • If any one is committing a robbery and is caught, then he shall be put to death.
  • If a man's wife be surprised (in flagrante delicto) with another man, both shall be tied and thrown into the water, but the husband may pardon his wife.

3 comentarios:

  1. Hola Adriana! que bueno ver tu blog. Esta es la idea, construir redes para intercambiar y colaborar. Felicitaciones!

  2. Muchas gracias.. Espero que sea útil más que nada para los alumnos.. Que lo aprovechen al máximo..

  3. Excelente aporte, que el avance de la educación sobrepase las aulas y se encamine en la red de redes. Javier