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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Since Sumerian law tablets are extremely rare, I had No.

Archived from the original on The Code of Ur-Nammu is the codigp known law code surviving today. These fragments are held at the Istanbul Archaeological Museums. There it lay, a sun-baked tablet, light brown in color, 20 by 10 centimeters in size.

He was eventually recognized as a significant regional ruler of Ur, Eriduand Uruk at a coronation in Nippurand is ue to have constructed buildings at Nippur, LarsaKishAdaband Umma. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit Nwmmu history. 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. Further tablets were found in Ur and translated inallowing some 30 of the 57 laws to be reconstructed.

He was succeeded by his son Shulgiafter an year reign. Year-names are known for 17 of Ur-Nammu’s 18 years, but their order is uncertain.


In all probability I would have missed the Ur-Nammu tablet altogether had it not been for an opportune letter from F. The code reveals a glimpse at societal structure during the ” Sumerian Renaissance “. Sumerian rulers Ancient legislators 21st-century BC rulers Ur. 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.

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Law Collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minorpp. Among the surviving laws are these: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

Notable rulers of Sumer. 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. Although it is known that earlier law-codes existed, such as the Codigl of Urukaginathis represents codivo earliest extant legal text. However, murderrobberydd and rape were capital offenses.

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: Ur Nammu was also responsible for ordering the construction of a number of stepped temples, called ziggurats, including the Great Ziggurat of Ur.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 codibo his principles of equity and truth Some scholars [ who? Among his military exploits were the conquest of Lagash and the defeat of his former masters at Uruk.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The son of a lu was called a dumu-nita until he marriedbecoming a “young man” gurus.

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Views Read Edit View history. Istanbul Archaeology Museums Ni. The author who had the laws corigo onto cuneiform tablets is still somewhat under dispute. Enmerkar Lugalbanda Dumuzid, the Fisherman Gilgamesh. Owing to its partial preservation, only the prologue and 5 of the laws were discernible. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Code of Ur-Nammu

Under the remote supervision of Leonard Woolleyit was reconstructed by the Penn Museum. The prologue, typical of Mesopotamian law codes, invokes the deities for Ur-Nammu’s kingship, Nanna and Utu, and decrees “equity in the land”. More than half of the writing was destroyed, and what was preserved seemed at first hopelessly unintelligible. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat