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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Alulim Dumuzid the Shepherd En-men-dur-ana Ziusudra. The first copy of the code, in two fragments found nammu Nippurwas translated by Samuel Kramer in Views Read Edit View history.

Year-names are known for 17 of Ur-Nammu’s 18 years, but their order is uncertain. It is three centuries older than the Code of Hammurabi.

His letter said that some years ago, in the course of his duties as curator in the Istanbul Museum, he had come 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.

Views Read Edit View history. Further tablets were found in Ur and translated inallowing some 30 of the 57 laws to be reconstructed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He was eventually recognized as a significant regional ruler of Ur, Eriduand Ocdigo at a coronation in Nippurand is believed to have constructed buildings at Nippur, LarsaKishAdaband Umma.


Among the surviving laws are these: 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. Sumerian rulers Ancient legislators 21st-century BC rulers Ur. 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 nammmu. The orphan was not delivered up to the rich man; re widow was not delivered up to the mighty man; the man of one shekel was not delivered up to the man of one mina.

Ancient Near East portal. Owing to its partial preservation, only the prologue and 5 of the laws were discernible. Ina shattered nine-foot tall limestone pillar was discovered in Mesopotamia.

Code of Ur-Nammu – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat The first known version of the code in its current location. The Code of Ur-Nammu is the oldest known law code surviving dr. It is from Mesopotamia and is written on tablets, in the Sumerian language c.

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InJeanny Canby determined that it had been pieced back incorrectly. 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 codigl 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.


Retrieved from ” https: After An and Enlil had turned over codito 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 Although it is known that earlier law-codes existed, such as the Code of Urukaginathis represents the earliest extant legal text. Among his military exploits were the conquest of Lagash and the defeat of his former masters at Uruk. The son of a lu was called a dumu-nita until he marriedbecoming a “young man” gurus.

Code of Ur-Nammu

Retrieved from ” https: Code of Ur-Nammu The first known version of the code in its current location. One year-name of his reign records the devastation of Gutium, while two years seem to commemorate his legal reforms: In all probability I would have missed the Ur-Nammu tablet altogether had it not been for an opportune letter from F.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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. Notable rulers of Sumer.