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Amorite Kings

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Published September 28th 2010
ISBN : 9781157163091
Paperback
46 pages
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Chapters: Lipit-Ishtar, Rim-Sin I, Ishbi-Erra, Warad-Sin, Gungunum, Sin-Iddinam, Sin-Iqisham, Abisare, Rim-Sin Ii, Sumuel, Silli-Adad, Nur-Adad, Sin-Eribam, Naplanum, Zabaia, Emisum, Samium, Ishme-Dagan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 45. Not illustrated.MoreChapters: Lipit-Ishtar, Rim-Sin I, Ishbi-Erra, Warad-Sin, Gungunum, Sin-Iddinam, Sin-Iqisham, Abisare, Rim-Sin Ii, Sumuel, Silli-Adad, Nur-Adad, Sin-Eribam, Naplanum, Zabaia, Emisum, Samium, Ishme-Dagan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 45. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Lipit-Ishtar (Lipit-Eshtar), was the fifth ruler of the first dynasty of Isin, and ruled from around 1934 BCE to 1924 BCE. Some documents and royal inscriptions from his time have survived, but he is mostly known because Sumerian language hymns written in his honor, as well as a legal code written in his name (preceding the famed Code of Hammurabi by about 200 years), were used for school instruction for hundreds of years after his death. The text exists on several partial fragments. The following complete laws have been reconstructed: 8 If a man gave bare ground to another man to set out as an orchard and the latter did not complete setting out that bare ground as an orchard, he shall give to the man who set out the orchard the bare ground which he neglected as part of his share. 9 If a man entered the orchard of another man and was seized there for stealing, he shall pay ten shekels of silver. 10 If a man cut down a tree in the garden of another man, he shall pay one-half mina of silver. 11 If adjacent to the house of a man the bare ground of another man has been neglected and the owner of the house has said to the owner of the bare ground, Because your ground has been neglected someone may break into my house: strengthen your house, and this agreement has been confirmed by him, the owner of the bare ground shall restore to the owner of the house any of his property that is lost. 12 If a slave-girl or slave of a man has fled into the heart of the city and it has been confirmed that he (or she) dwelt in the ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2544496