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The King of Babylon from about 1792 to 1750 B.C. was ____________; the creator of the Babylonian Empire.
An organized list of laws and rules is a ________
Writing in Mesopotamia combined symbols to make groups of wedges and lines known as________
Which statement was true of Hammurabi's Code?
It was illegal to write down the laws.
A person was guilty only if he or she broke a law on purpose.
The same law applied to commoners and slaves.
Everyone could know the rules and punishments because they were written
Under Hammurabi's Code, there were laws to cover
everything except the hiring of wagons
every aspect of Babylonian life
everything except the practice of medicine
only fight between gentlemen and slaves
What kind of material did the scribes of Mesopotamia use for writing?
The shape and size of a tablet for writing depended on the
purpose of the writing
person receiving writing
importance of the writing
date and time of the writing
The scribes got their clay from the________________river.
Scribes used a ____________to write on the clay.
Hammurabi's Code was based on the premise of ___________
eye for an eye
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