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Transcript of mesopotamia
crimes or violence:
cutting off the foot: 60 shekels
shatters a bone: 60 shekels
cuts off the nose: 40 shekels
knocks out a tooth: 2 shekels
blind or knock out a tooth [free victim] 20shekels
blind or knock out a tooth [slave victim] 10 shekels
“injure the head” 3 shekels
injury leading to temporary incapacitation 6 shekels + replacement worker + medical costs
break arm or leg [free victim] 20 shekels
break arm or leg [slave victim] 10 shekels
bite off nose [free victim] 40 shekels
bite off nose [slave victim] 3 shekels
tear off ear [free victim] 12 shekels
tear off ear [slave victim] 3 shekels
cause miscarriage in tenth month (?) [free victim] 10 shekels
cause miscarriage in fifth month [free victim] 5 shekels
cause miscarriage in tenth month (?) [slave victim] 5 shekels His laws where not always fair, for example. If you kill someones daughter your daughter shall be kill. This is not fair because first of all it is not the daughters fault she did not do any thing why are you killing her. And It might not be your fault you might be blamed. That is why we don't have these types of laws today. The Mesopotamian people where experimenting with ways to count, measure and solve mathematical problems. They were the first people to place numbers in to place value. They were first to recognize the meaning of zero. Mesopotamian Inventions numbers! Math Writing
The mesopotamian invented a type of writing. The writing were pictures not the time of writing we do today. Most of the writting that the mesopotamias did where pictures they drew were animals and humans. Our writting has evolved now we just us words.They named writing "Cuneiform" the word Cuneiform ment " wedge shaped". writing was originally made for keeping track of what they bought or sold. "Cuniform" was writing on a clay tablets. this to this They invented a kind of money system by using clay tokens for trades. Tokens were of diffrent sizes and shapes. The tokens were put into a clay ball with the number of tokens pressed on the outside.this is like the system we use today this to this Money this to this this was a prezi prodution created and directed by harveer garcha Mesopotamia Rules ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! d
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