Early Mesopotamian Law

Author: Russ VerSteeg
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ISBN: 9780890899779
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"The book will be of interest to Near Eastern scholars and academics who wish to have a single volume covering the basics.

State Formation And Political Legitimacy

Author: Ronald Cohen
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412835060
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Early. Mesopotamian. Law. Norman. Yoffee. Edward Shils originally formulated
the terms center and periphery to describe how, in complex societies, "a tangled
skein of an infinity of ties" comes to "constitute a [societal] whole" (Shils, 1975:xii).

Women Crime And Punishment In Ancient Law And Society

Author: Elisabeth Meier Tetlow
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826416285
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Pritchard, the text and numbering of the Roth edition are used here. The extant
texts on clay tablets are fragmentary because clay was easily broken. VerSteeg,
Early Mesopotamian Law, xxi: fragments of a stela of Ur-Nammu. 22. Roth, Law ...

Writing Law And Kingship In Old Babylonian Mesopotamia

Author: Dominique Charpin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226101592
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See in particular M. Roth, “Mesopotamian Legal Traditions and the Laws of
Hammurabi,” Chicago Kent Law Review 71/1 ... (49–64), and R. Yaron, “The
Nature of the Early Mesopotamian Collections of Laws: Another Approach” (65–
76). 3.

Exploring Tort Law

Author: M. Stuart Madden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521851367
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Euphrates Rivers, permitted research, evaluation, and legal synthesis of myriad
legal matters. Mesopotamian ancients were, many claim, the first to write their
laws in an organized and lasting manner.20 As discovered by later
archaeologists, ...

The Right To Be Punished

Author: Gabriel Hallevy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 364232388X
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As a purpose of punishment in criminal law, retribution has been known since the
dawn of human history. In early Mesopotamian law it functioned as the broad and
principal basis for sentencing, using the simple rules of “an eye for an eye” ...

The Evolution Of The Law And Politics Of Water

Author: Joseph W. Dellapenna
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402098677
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Ancient land law: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel. Chicago-Kent Law Review, 71,
321–411. Genesis 12:1, 12:5. Genesis 29:1–11. Hirsch, A. M. (1959). 'Water
legislation in the Middle East. American Journal of Comparative Law, 8, 168–186
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The Law S Beginnings

Author: Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9789004137059
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1 INTRODUCTION Since Mesopotamia, the cradle of the civilizations of
Sumerians and Babylonians, has yielded the oldest legal sources known today,
one might expect them to figure prominently in the study of 'early law'. But what is
'old' or ...

The Beginnings Of Islamic Law

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Indeed, there is evidence of women initiating divorces,137 which may have taken
place by the act of the wife leaving the home.138 Common Near Eastern customs
are apparent in some surviving ancient Mesopotamian legal texts; as in the ...