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Embora o código de Urukagina seja anterior ao código de Ur-Nammu e de Hamurabi, o corpo de lei existente mais antigo é o de Ur-Nammu, fundador da. El Código de Ur-Nammu es un código de leyes fechado entre los años y a. C., durante el reinado de Ur-Nammu de Ur ( – a. C.), quien es.

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Sumerian rulers Ancient legislators 21st-century BC coeigo Ur. InJeanny Canby determined that it had been pieced back incorrectly. He was succeeded by his son Shulgiafter an year reign. Further tablets were found in Ur and translated inallowing some 30 of the 57 laws to be reconstructed. Incodiggo shattered nine-foot nammk limestone pillar was discovered in Mesopotamia. Since Sumerian law tablets are extremely rare, I had No.

His letter said that some years ago, in the course of his duties as curator in the Istanbul Museum, he had ckdigo upon two fragments of a tablet inscribed with Sumerian laws, had made a “join” of the two pieces, and had catalogued the resulting tablet as No.

His death on the battle-field against the Gutians after he had been abandoned by his army was commemorated in a long Sumerian poetic composition. All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from July Among the surviving laws are these: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Istanbul Archaeology Museums Ni. The first known version of the code in its current location. Some scholars [ who?

The Code of Ur-Nammu is the oldest known law code surviving today. The orphan was not delivered up to the rich man; the widow was not delivered up to the mighty man; the man of one shekel was not delivered up to the man of one mina. It is from Mesopotamia and is written on tablets, in the Sumerian language c. Code of Ur-Nammu The first known version of the code in its current location. Beneath the lugal “great man” or kingall members of society belonged to one of two basic strata: However, murderrobberyadultery and rape were capital offenses.


Code of Ur-Nammu

But after several days of concentrated study, its contents began to become clear and take shape, and I realized with no little excitement that what I held in my hand was a copy of the oldest law code as yet known to man.

These fragments are held at the Istanbul Archaeological Museums. Owing to its partial preservation, only the prologue and 5 of the laws were discernible. More than half of the writing was destroyed, and what was preserved seemed at first hopelessly unintelligible.

Codi d’Ur-Nammu

Law Collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minorpp. A woman munus went from being a daughter dumu-mi to a wife damthen if she outlived her husbanda widow nu-ma-suwho could remarry. Dr Lugalbanda Dumuzid, the Fisherman Gilgamesh. The author who had the laws written onto cuneiform tablets is still somewhat under dispute. Although ee is known that earlier law-codes existed, such as the Code of Urukaginathis represents the earliest extant legal text.

The first copy of the code, in two fragments found at Nippurwas translated by Samuel Kramer in Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Then did Ur-Nammu the mighty warrior, king of Ur, king of Sumer and Akkadby the might of Nannalord of the city, and in accordance with the true word of Utuestablish equity in the land; he banished malediction, violence and strife, and set the monthly Temple expenses at 90 gur of barley, 30 sheep, and 30 sila of butter.

He was known for restoring the roads and general order after the Gutian period. It is three centuries older than the Code of Hammurabi. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Retrieved from ” https: Ancient Near East portal. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The code reveals a glimpse at societal structure during the ” Sumerian Renaissance “.


Among his military exploits were the conquest of Lagash and the defeat of his former masters at Uruk. Views Read Edit View history. He was eventually recognized as a significant regional ruler of Ur, Eriduand Uruk at a coronation in Mammuand is believed to have constructed buildings at Nippur, LarsaKishAdaband Umma.

The prologue, codifo of Mesopotamian law codes, invokes the deities for Ur-Nammu’s kingship, Nanna and Utu, and decrees “equity in the land”. In all probability I would cldigo missed the Ur-Nammu tablet altogether had it not been for an opportune letter from F. Archived from the original on Ur Nammu was also responsible for ordering the construction of a number of stepped temples, called ziggurats, including the Great Ziggurat of Ur.

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She removed the plaster filler of the stele, and added the rearranged pieces she found in the museum’s storeroom, and discovered the figure of a courtesan embracing a deity. Alulim Dumuzid the Shepherd En-men-dur-ana Ziusudra. The son of a lu was called a dumu-nita until he marriedbecoming a “young man” gurus. After An and Enlil had turned over the Kingship of Ur to Nannaat that time did Ur-Nammu, son born of Ninsunfor his beloved mother who bore him, in accordance with his principles of equity and truth Year-names are known for 17 of Ur-Nammu’s 18 years, but their order is uncertain.

His main achievement was state-building, and Ur-Nammu is chiefly remembered today for his legal codethe Code of Ur-Nammuthe oldest known surviving example in the world.

This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat One year-name of his reign records the devastation of Gutium, while two years seem to commemorate his legal reforms: